It is easy to be a good neighbor in
senior or elder cohousing.
Seniors in cohousing assemble information that helps
them to age in style and comfort.
Gather information and keep in a binder in the common house,
maybe in the office area, so all cohousing residents can use it, if and when necessary. When
you are compiling the list, use the internet, phone book, and city/county
information. Most of all, though, ask
others for their recommendations.
- Create a resource list of senior services
available in your area with telephone numbers and web addresses.
- List home health agencies that
conduct home visits for seniors with Medicare insurance and provide nurses,
physical therapists, social workers, and dieticians.
physicians who make house calls.
- List local pharmacies that deliver
- Make a list of handy men, construction
companies and repair companies. This is a hard list to prepare without
- List resources in
your area to transport seniors to get groceries or for other reasons.
- List of other services such as
counseling, financial counseling, and help preparing income tax.
- Be sure to have a list of
the local churches, temples, and synagogues available in the area.
Senior Cohousing Directory
Active Lifestyle of Elder
Aging Gracefully in Elder Cohousing
Benefits of Senior Cohousing
Cars, Who Needs Them?
Common Areas in Senior
Costs of Elder Cohousing
Do Rentals Make Sense for Senior
Features of Senior Cohousing
Finding a Senior Cohousing
Good Neighbor Information
Hot Spots in Community Decisions
Individual Privacy in Senior Cohousing
Is Senior Cohousing Right for You?
Locate a Senior Cohousing
Make Good Use of Your Common House
Meanwhile, Back at the
Outdoor Common Areas for Senior Cohousing
Therapeutic Community Gardens for
What Kind of Housing Do Seniors Want?
Why Elder Housing?
Seniors and Loneliness
Do Pre-Retirees Want to Live?
in Senior Cohousing
Intergenerational Cohousers Fit
Few Lonely Seniors
in Elder Cohousing
Deciding Where to Live