Entries by Kryspin Turczynski

Live Longer, Stay Younger

“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

Borrowing Strengthens Society

The amount of social capital being created and exchanged is a great barometer of a community’s health! Examples of items recently shared by neighbors at Phoenix Commons include: umbrellas, batteries, books, dogs, movies, kitchen gadgets, sweatshirts, rides, and yes, even the occasional cup of sugar! #cohousing #WeLoveToShare https://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/dirt/community-relationships-borrowing-from-neighbors-strengthens-democracy-20190318

Elixir For Aging

Supportive friendly neighbors right outside your door? Check. Sharing of resources, knowledge, and responsibilities? Check. All the community you want with all the privacy you need? Check. For aging boomers who understand that personal independence can be maximized through social interdependence, senior cohousing communities are an extremely attractive option.