Koreikyo, or Seniors Co-operative, is a hybrid consumer and worker co-operative of, by, and for seniors. Its mission is to help seniors remain in their homes as long as possible. The co-op gets frail seniors the help they need to stay independent and helps able seniors—who often face age discrimination—find work that pays, keeps them active, and adds meaning to their lives. Members can both provide services and receive them.
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Marshall, R. ( Fall, 2005). Of, By, and For Seniors: Japanese Seniors Co-operatives. Yes! A Magazine of Positive Futures, 20–21.