Some of What We Know So Far…

Our search for possibilities – for inspired living options as an alternative to dreary or expensive “retirement” models – turned up several early leads from different parts of the world. Not all are suitable for our emerging criteria, but each offers information and inspiration. Here’s a sampling… (Canadian Senior Cohousing) (The Cohousing Association of the United States) (Older Women’s Network)

CBC’s The Sunday Edition feature about Harbourside in Sooke, BC

Dorms for Grownups (the Atlantic)

Meet the new Golden Girls  (Globe & Mail)

The Babayagas’ House (RFI)

“We have the recipe, we have the saucepan, now it’s up to us to make the soup”.

Setting Our Sights on Communal Living (Globe & Mail)

Belterra Cohousing (Bowen Island, BC)

Women Living in Community

A New Kind of Retirement (Seattle Times)

Baby Boomers Creating Their Own Retirement Communities (US News)

Cohousing Communities Help Prevent Social Isolation (PBS)

Image Credit: Canadian Senior Cohousing



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