The Pros and Cons of Living With Friends in Older Age
An article that speaks of the growing tendency of seniors to opt for cohousing. Alongside all the benefits, it is also important to consider that cohousing is a long-term investment, it demands a lot of energy and requires will to stick together inspite of the conflicts that may arise.
Seniors in Spain are saying no to nursing homes
With Spain's old age dependency ratio being one of the highest in Europe, senior coliving projects like Joyners and Residencial Santa Clara have sprung up in Spain with an objective of providing assistance and companionship in the later stages of life
Sixty, female and all living under one roof (just don't call it a commune)
This pathbreaking 'by women for women' cohousing project in North London is designed to include women above 50 and focuses on the ideas of sharing and supporting each other to reduce social isolation
Cohousing: 'It makes sense for people with things in common to live together'
This article speaks about Britain’s first cohousing scheme specifically designed for the senior citizens as well as the role of government in stengthening cohousing intiatives in the country
We Need Each Other’: Seniors Are Drawn to New Housing Arrangements Older Americans are exploring housing alternatives, including villages and home-sharing.
With a focus on the US co-housing trends for senior citizens to combate loneliness and curb house-related expenses, the article originally appeared on the New York Times illustrates a few examples of successful house sharing experiences for an increasing number of elderly people.