New York Times – Cohousing Working Its Way Into Mainstream

by cohousingworks on February 17, 2012

in Cohousing in the News, Living the Life, Social

I just stumbled across an article from last fall in the NYTimes called The Company You Keep.  I am always pleased to see cohousing painted as a viable alternative, and here it is discussed as a retirement option and in terms of its strongest asset: social capital.  The ability to live among friends is one more reason cohousing is gaining popularity:

ONE of the biggest challenges of relocating after retirement is making new acquaintances.  “I couldn’t imagine going to a location where I didn’t know anyone,” said Karen McGuire, 61, who along with her husband, Brian Hughes, just bought a house to which they plan eventually to retire, a stone’s throw from longtime friends on Cape Cod. Read more here…


Posted by: Rebecca Disbrow
Cohousing Collaborative LLC, blog editor


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