In the News Again

We love this article for obvious reasons (with one minor correction: our actual address is in Oakland, although most of our walkable entertainment and dining destinations are in downtown Alameda just across the bridge!)

https://www.sfgate.com/senior-living/article/Co-housing-Can-it-really-work-for-older-adults-14269763.php

We Need Each Other

It doesn’t take long for our guests and visitors to notice that Phoenix Commons feels significantly different from your typical 55+ community (the secret is in the relationships!).

#cohousing #blessed

Visit by Researcher Sherry Cummings

Sherry Cummings visited Phoenix Commons as part of her research contributing to this article and book.

#cohousingrocks

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-how-senior-cohousing-differs-from-an-over-55-community-2019-09-06

Staying Young Through Dancing

Perhaps dancing should be a part of everyone’s Third Age curriculum?

#stayingyoung

https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2017-08-reverse-aging-brain.html

Cutting Your Risk For Dementia

Research also shows that these healthy habits are much easier to maintain when surrounded by supportive peers!

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/may/14/dementia-eat-better-exercise-and-reduce-smoking-and-drinking-to-cut-risk

50 Is the New 30

Our “senior” cohousers have so much verve and energy, many can run circles around your average 30-year-old!

Urban Agriculture

Even with limited gardening space, we are producing more and more of our organic salad bar ingredients in-house, tended lovingly by members of the Landscape and Gardening Team.

#cohousing #UrbanAgriculture #ConsciousEating

https://theheartysoul.com/first-sustainable-urban-agrihood/

LGBTQ-Friendly Cohousing for 55+

Our very own Angela was interviewed for this timely and needed article in the SF Bay Times about LGBTQ seniors.

Cohousing the Answer for Baby Boomers?

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

Co-Living Goes Affordable

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.