Re: Inter-generational age-in-place co-housing communities - are there any out there?
From: Alice Alexander (
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 18:16:11 -0700 (PDT)
Jean, good for you for your considerations. I will respond to you with some
suggestions off-list.
Alice Alexander, Coho/US Executive Director

On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 9:06 AM, Jean Foster <jean [at]> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I’m in my 60’s and have recently been struggling with caring for my own
> elderly parents which has made me think seriously about how I want to spend
> the rest of my life.
> I did try searching through the list archives and came across some
> discussions but didn’t find exactly what I was looking for:
> Age and end my days in my own home and community
> Ideally this would mean homes constructed to be accessible or easily made
> accessible from the start as well as accessible common areas
> Live in an inter-gen community (not senior-only)
> The community helps provide support for elderly community members needs
> (the way many communities provide space and activities for children, e.g.
> day care, sitting co-ops, etc)
> A plan for allowing the elderly continue to share responsibilities as
> their abilities decline
> + everything else co-housing provides
> Is there anyone out there already doing this or planning such a community?
> thanks,
> -jean-
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