Marketing / Outreach

The SHIFT is about to hit the fan. (Hurry. Time Limited.)

by Ann Zabaldo 7 August 2012

As if you needed yet another video supporting your belief that community and connectedness are the  two fundamental qualities of life for which people on the planet are yearning. Yet … here it is.  Tom Shadyac’s I Am. Perhaps you already know this documentary by Hollywood  director Shadyac .  Shadyac directed Bruce Almighty, The Nutty Professor  and […]

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Google+ Hangouts: Video Chats for those Long Distance Cohousing Developments

by Ann Zabaldo 31 July 2012

As is often the case in developing a cohousing community, many times there are households that do not live in the immediate area.  When Takoma Village here in Washington, DC  was in development we had households in Florida, North and South Carolina and … Germany.  Roberts Creek Cohousing in western Canada had households from all […]

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Mid Atlantic Cohousing Hosts 2012 Conference “Sequel” in Washington, DC

by Ann Zabaldo 12 July 2012

Cohousers of all stripes — those living in cohousing, building cohousing or just starting their cohousing journey — are gathering together on Sunday, July 22nd, 2-4 p.m. to hear reports on various workshops by those who attended the conference. This is an opportunity for those who could not attend this highly successful conference to get […]

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American Society on Aging Conference Washington, DC March 28-April 1.

by Ann Zabaldo 21 March 2012

m4s0n501 Aging in America, the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging takes place March 28–April 1 in Washington, DC. The ASA Conference, with more than 3,000 attendees, is recognized as a showcase for programs and projects that can be replicated, a forum for policy discussion and advocacy, and a prime source of information on new […]

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Oak Creek Community Cohousing: Architects Walk Through, March 18th, 4:30 p.m.

by Ann Zabaldo 13 March 2012

Oak Creek Community Cohousing is one of the most exciting new housing developments in the country.  Unlike most typical housing developments, Oak Creek  was started, designed, and largely financed by the future residents in conjunction with McCamant &  Durrett Architects. Come find out exactly what will make this senior cohousing community the best place to […]

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Beep-Beep! Beep-Beep! The Annual MAC Cohousing Bus Tour is Rolling Saturday, May 19th!

by Ann Zabaldo 7 March 2012

Join a cheery band of folks just like you desiring to learn more about cohousing!  How does this innovative community model really work? Each year, Mid Atlantic Cohousing sponsors a tour of several of its member communities.  The tour gives you an opportunity to learn more about cohousing firsthand.  You will visit a variety of […]

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Monday Morning Fact Series: Just Your Average Professor

by cohousingworks 20 February 2012

This is the last installment of the Monday Morning Cohousing Facts Series.    Today we ask, do you know your neighbor ['s number of degrees]?   Cohousing is impressive in lots of ways.  Here is another… 80% of  adults in cohousing have a college degree (compared to 30% of the entire population).  In fact 50% […]

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Monday Morning Fact Series: Cohousing Communities, Inclusive?

by cohousingworks 13 February 2012

This is the fourth installment of the Monday Morning Cohousing Facts Series.    This one is about cohousing communities and inclusiveness.  Do most communities turn inward, enjoying the community they created or also welcome the outside in?  Of course you know the answer… 91% of communities either frequently (47%) or occasionally (44%) engage in hosting events to […]

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Monday Morning Fact Series: Cohousers Own Fewer Personal Vehicles

by cohousingworks 6 February 2012

This is the third installment of the Monday Morning Cohousing Facts Series, and today its all about the children!  (Reminder, this information is coming from a study done by the Cohousing Association of the United States, and is accessible in its entirety here.) Did you know… 83% of communities engage either frequently (44%) or occasionally (39%) in carpooling Annnd another […]

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Monday Morning Facts Series: Cohousing & Childcare

by cohousingworks 30 January 2012

This is the second installment of the Monday Morning Cohousing Facts Series, and today its all about the children!  (Reminder, this information is coming from a study done by the Cohousing Association of the United States, and is accessible in its entirety here.) Did you know… 84% of cohousing communities engage either  frequently (53%) or occasionally (31%) in […]

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