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How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer)

There are different models of co-housing with common intentions... Loneliness doesn't always stem from being alone. For architect Grace Kim, loneliness is a function of how socially connected we feel to the people around us -- and it's often the result of the homes we live in. She shares an age-old antidote to isolation: cohousing,… Continue reading How cohousing can make us happier (and live longer)

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Season 2 Episode 6: Retirement – Episodes – The Stats of Life

CBC The Stats of Life. Season 2 Episode 6: Retirement. Five women living together, saves costs and provides companionship and support. How can they divide them up? Can they turn their intentional community into an official co-op? A woman keeps a busy schedule, a couple carefully plan their retirement and a group of women form… Continue reading Season 2 Episode 6: Retirement – Episodes – The Stats of Life

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Durham MPP’s ‘Golden Girls Act’ to help seniors share homes

Durham’s MPP is hoping to make it easier for seniors to get home sharing permits. Lindsey Park’s private member’s bill, ‘Golden Girls Act,’ aims to help clear the way for seniors to co-habitate when they’re not related. The act was created after four senior women tried to renovate a home in Port Perry, but Scugog… Continue reading Durham MPP’s ‘Golden Girls Act’ to help seniors share homes