Re: senior vs. multigen
From: Sharon Villines (
Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 10:02:05 -0800 (PST)
> On Feb 26, 2017, at 12:39 PM, Sharon Villines <sharon [at] 
>> wrote:
> I would suggest that the greatest source of conflict would be in the CH — 
> meals with children running rampant, sometimes happily, sometimes fighting. 
> Parents ignoring the behavior because (1) they are used to it and/or (2) they 
> welcome the chance to spend time with other adults, not supervising the kids.

And seniors leaving because they can’t hear and/or disapprove of the children 
being allowed to exhibit outdoor behaviors indoors. Once the seniors leave the 
population is under 50 which is as narrow as only over 50.

> Our experience is that people don’t move. The only household that has moved 
> is a one that moved from a rental to a two bedroom and after having 2 
> children, moved to a 4 bedroom and rented out the fourth for income.

A single also moved from a 2 bedroom to a 3 bedroom with a basement when she 
married a man with 2 teenaged daughters who visited often.

Sharon Villines
Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC

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