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/

Labor Day Fun

We use any excuse to party! Labor Day found us BBQing and playing outdoor games on our estuary-front patio and deck.

#cohousingfun

Doggies on the Deck

We love seeing how the public uses our deck during daylight hours. Today? Photo studio for a talented dog handler!

Our First Theater Performance

Phoenix Commons residents were thoroughly entertained by a fabulous play-reading performance of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by an amazing group of PC actors!