We Boomers have transformed the world in many ways, and we’re not done yet. Next up: “retirement” living! #Cohousing in the #EastBay https://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/blogs/why-cohousing-could-be-answer-housing-aging-baby-boomers
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Smart, progressive cities will increasingly support the development of cohousing/co-living projects, recognizing that intentional communities do a much better job of meeting its citizens’ social needs than any government program ever could.
Great turnout for an educational talk on one of the hottest new trends in senior wellness: medical cannabis!
Phoenix Commons residents had a great showing as we all enjoyed National Night Out with our Jingletown community. #JingletownPride
Please join us as author Kerry Stevens reads excerpts from his new book in our Living Room on July 28th at 7pm. We’re thrilled to welcome Kerry as part of our series of author presentations. (Jyoti is especially excited to host her brother Kerry, because the book is about her mother and brother!)
We already know all of this! And consider ourselves the lucky ones! Senior cohousing neighborhoods were actually created in Denmark in the early 1960s and brought to North America in 1988. Due to the boomer generation looking for more desirable alternative living arrangements, cohousing has been growing in popularity and has picked up steam in […]
Our July 4th celebration was fabulous. Great food, great conversation, great fun!
What do Phoenix Commons people do on Saturdays? One member is getting ready to bike to yoga class. Several members are enjoying “art camp” with their sewing, quilting, painting and crafting projects. Other members are busy in the kitchen preparing Saturday brunch for the community. We don’t often sit still. #activeseniors #cohousing #communityliving
The sooner you start planning for the future, the greater your chances of remaining happy and independent through your golden years! #cohousing #aging In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won’t Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care
“We’re talking about rethinking, redefining one-third of adult life! The greatest achievement in the history of humankind — and all we can is that it’s going to make Medicare go broke? Why don’t we take that one-third and create new stories, new rituals, new mythologies for people as they age?” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/05/20/can-we-live-longer-but-stay-younger
Phoenix Commons is a cohousing community on the Oakland waterfront, located at 340 29th Avenue. We are right off the Park Street bridge directly across from Alameda.
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