Re: Support groups in cohousing for people who are out of work
From: S. Kashdan (
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2010 08:34:54 -0800 (PST)
I am sorry, we have not figured it out yet. We are in the process of 
exploring what others have done to help us figure out what we can do.

In community,

Sylvie Kashdan
Jackson Place Cohousing
800 Hiawatha Place South
Seattle, WA 98144
info [at]

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <rhmorrison [at]>
To: <cohousing-l [at]>
Sent: Saturday, December 18, 2010 7:32 AM
Subject: [C-L]_ Support groups in cohousing for people who are out of work

   Sylvie Kashdan at Jackson Place Cohousing wrote:
 We have a few members who are in their early sixties and have been laid off 
from good paying white-collar jobs. [snip]  Here at Jackson Place Cohousing 
we are discussing how we as a commmunity can develop a support system to 
help neighbors who need to retire [before they otherwise would] and/or 
become disabled in some way, so they won't have to leave our community 
because of either financial or support or health care reasons. We would 
appreciate learning about how other established communities are dealing with 
this. [end quote]
  Thanks for raising this issue. There are a lot of people who are in this 
situation. Will this support system include helping people who are 
physically able to hold a paying job and would like to find a job to find 

Bob Morrison
Mosaic Commons Cohousing
Berlin, MA

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