Senior Living CEO on Benefits of Hosting a Preschool

We were delighted to announce our partnership with Forefront Living, a senior living community, earlier this year to open a tuition-free preschool in the North Dallas neighborhood. Their CEO, Tim Mallad, was recently interviewed by the Senior Housing News podcast, Transform, and shared why a partnership with Bezos Academy aligned with their commitment to create opportunities for meaningful engagement between generations.

Mallad said, “So, there had already been a precedent on our campus of residents working with children, who were learning cursive writing and writing letters. We saw from that activity — which is still going on today — the joy between the two groups of individuals. [We see] the growth in the children and the happiness in the residents for having those relationships. So I saw this and I thought, gosh, we already know how good that interaction is. What a perfect fit.”

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