The Boston Globe recently published an article in its magazine titled, “Introducing the retirement commune,” describing the various ways in which the Baby Boomer generation is reinventing senior housing by embracing more cooperative forms of living. Now some of you might be thinking: Great, an article about aging hippies. Not so fast! While this trend […]
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A hearty thanks to all those who participated yesterday in our public presentation and Q&A session with Linda Herman, the project manager of Phoenix Commons. It was a nice mix of brand new folks and seasoned veterans, both of whom are needed in order to keep seeing the fantastic progress we’ve been making in growing […]
An article in the Wall Street Journal, titled “Hip, Urban, Middle-Aged,” examines the influx of aging Baby Boomers into neighborhoods and communities that are considered strongholds of young hipsters. Numerous anecdotes are used to illustrate the growing trend, reflected in nationwide statistics, of older adults replacing their large suburban homes with multifamily residential units, such […]
Things are really heating up at Phoenix Commons, as we welcomed thirteen participants to our most recent Life’s Next Chapter presentation this past Thursday! In addition to getting the scoop on the Bay Area’s first senior cohousing community, curious seekers and prospective members alike were able to meet with the development team and share their […]
Thanks to all who came to our Planning the Next Chapter workshop this past Thursday. The roundtable was completely filled up with friendly, inquisitive people with the maturity and foresight to proactively plan the next chapter of their lives. Between the earnest discussion about aging in community, and breaks for socializing and networking, the 2-hour […]
Thanks to all who came to Emeryville on Thursday and Saturday for the presentation on Phoenix Commons. The weather was great both days, turnout was fantastic, and it was exciting to meet so many folks interested in a community that promotes both independence and cooperation. There will be more presentations soon for those who couldn’t […]
Life’s next chapter can be even better than you imagined! Come learn about Phoenix Commons, the Bay Area’s first cooperative lifestyle community for seniors. With a multimedia presentation and Q&A session, you can find out how to: experience the benefits of home ownership within a close-knit community of peers create and manage the community life […]
Thanks to all who stopped by our booth (more like a lounge!) two days ago at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. It was great to see so many people interested in cooperative senior living, which proves that the Boomer generation is primed to change the future of aging. For those who didn’t get a chance to […]
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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