Social Connection and Isolation

Introduction to Cohousing

Introduction to Cohousing by Judy Shepalo The History of Cohousing Cohousing is a concept that came to [...]

Introduction to Cohousing2019-11-15T03:35:15+00:00

What LGBTQ Elders Need to Thrive

My Lesbian and Gay friends and relatives have experienced a lot of struggles over the decades: discrimination and bullying during most of [...]

What LGBTQ Elders Need to Thrive2019-06-14T02:51:31+00:00

Later-life Roomies

After meeting a few months ago through the Facebook group “Senior Ladies Living Together” these three Ontario ladies are preparing to make [...]

Later-life Roomies2019-06-07T00:30:56+00:00

Stick-Handling through a Health Crisis

Recently I have been negotiating my way through surgery, tests, diagnosis and misdiagnoses; experiencing good, timely, negligent and disrespectful care. I have felt [...]

Stick-Handling through a Health Crisis2019-05-03T03:34:52+00:00

Co-Ownership…. Is it for you?

Co-ownership is essentially a form of intentional housing with the advantages of moving away from an isolated lifestyle toward a more community [...]

Co-Ownership…. Is it for you?2019-04-29T18:23:50+00:00

Kawartha Commons Peterborough Cohousing

In Peterborough, Ontario, 33 full and associate members have committed to planning and building their own cohousing community. Building cohousing is different [...]

Kawartha Commons Peterborough Cohousing2019-04-01T20:36:52+00:00

Golden Girls Act

Can four older and unrelated adults legally cohabit as a family without blood or marriage ties? It likely depends on your local [...]

Golden Girls Act2019-04-01T20:37:02+00:00