As an Explorer you can dig in and learn about the community.

  • You will receive an extensive preliminary budget along with information about membership and the development process.

  • You will be given a copy of The Senior Cohousing Handbook by Charles Durrett and learn more about our decision making process that gives everyone a voice.

  • You'll have the opportunity to participate in business meetings, get to know the group, and see how we work together.

  • You'll be assigned a "buddy" to help you navigate the process, answer your questions and keep you connected.

At the end of your three month Explorer period, we hope you’ll join us as a full member in creating this community way of living where neighbors become friends.

3. Become a Full Member

Your home selection priority status which allows you to reserve your home is secured when you become a Member. 

Ready to join us as a Member or want to learn more?

Call Suzy Sharp at 918-519-5298 or Claudia Vandiver at 918-728-4852 or send us an email!


1. Learn about Heartwood Commons and cohousing

2. Become an Explorer and dig deeper

To gain a deeper understanding of Heartwood Commons and decide first-hand if this is a good fit for you, we invite you to become an Explorer.


As an Explorer, you’ll

  • Have the opportunity to get to know us and our project closely and start getting involved.

  • Attend an Orientation Meeting to learn more about the details of our development including member benefits, budget, timeline, and steps to reserve your home.

  • Receive a copy of The Senior Cohousing Handbook: A Community Approach to Independent Living by Charles Durrett, cofounder of cohousing in the U.S.

  • Join us for general and committee meetings, social gatherings, and other events.

  • Be paired with a “buddy” to help you navigate the process and answer your questions.

  • Have a lot of fun with your future neighbors.


To become an Explorer

Forward a check for $250.00 and a signed copy of our Explorer Agreement found HERE to:


Heartwood Commons

Claudia Vandiver, Treasurer

1802 E 72nd Street, Apt 1506

Tulsa, OK 74136


Please make your check payable to Green Country Cohousing, LLC.

Your Explorer Fee is per household and is non-refundable.


Questions? Send us an email or call Suzy at 918-519-5298.