Here are some of our favorite links, books, articles, and other examples of cohousing communities to help you learn more about this great way of living.
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Articles on cohousing
Cohousing Communities Help Prevent Social Isolation.
PBS NewsHour | Feb. 12, 2017
There’s community and consensus. But it's no commune.
NY Times | Jan. 20, 2018
Cohousing: A Growing Concept in Communal Living
AARP | Feb. 1, 2018
How Baby Boomers are Creating their own retirement communities.
US News | Apr. 20, 2015
The Secret to Balancing Time Alone and Time Together?
Pyschology Today | Aug. 13, 2013
This is the future of aging: senior co-housing communities provide alternatives.
Berkeleyside | Mar. 7, 2018
Surprising effects of loneliness on health.
The New York Times | Dec. 11, 2017
Why Move to an Independent Living Community?
Next Avenue | Jun. 11, 2018
For Active Seniors, Cohousing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing.
Kaiser Health News
‘Everyone Needs Someone Else’ - Why Americans of All Ages Are Coming Together in Intentional Communities.
We would love to share more with you about Heartwood Commons and how you can live your best life the cohousing way!
Other active adult-focused
Oakcreek Community (Stillwater, OK)
Silver Sage Village (Boulder, CO)
Wolf Creek Lodge (Grass Valley, CA)
Quimper Village (Port Townsend, WA)
Elder Spirit Community (Abingdon, VA)
Sand River Cohousing (Santa Fe, NM)
Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities
by Kathryn McCamant & Charles Durrett
The Senior Cohousing Handbook: A Community Approach to Independent Living
by Charles Durrett