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The Senior Cohousing Handbook - 2nd Edition: A Community Approach to Independent Living

Author/EditorDurrett C (Author)
ISBN: 9780865716117
Pub Date01/05/2009
BindingPaperback
Pages320
Edition2nd ed
Dimensions (mm)229(h) * 203(w) * 16(d)
Describes a supportive, independent future outside of retirement villages and institutions. This book is suitable for seniors who embrace the challenges and opportunities of growing old by creating a community of neighbours and friends in shared co-housing.
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This handbook is for seniors who embrace the challenges and opportunities of growing old by creating a community of neighbours and friends in shared co-housing. This book describes a supportive, independent future outside of retirement villages and institutions.

This handbook is for seniors who embrace the challenges and opportunities of growing old by creating a community of neighbours and friends in shared co-housing. This book describes a supportive, independent future outside of retirement villages and institutions.

Charles Durrett is the principal at McCamant & Durrett, a firm that specializes in affordable and community-based multi-family housing and cohousing. He has consulted on or designed over fifty cohousing communities internationally and lives in Nevada City, California. He co-authored the groundbreaking Cohousing with his wife and business partner Kathryn McCamant.

Prologue byWilliamH.Thomas,M.D Foreword by Patch Adams,M.D Acknowledgments Introduction Part One: Introducing Senior Cohousing 1. Taking Charge of the Rest of Your Life 2. Cohousing: An Old Idea-A Contemporary Approach 3. Senior Cohousing: A Proven Approach-A New Application Part Two: Senior Cohousing in Denmark : An Inside Look 4. Munksogard: Strong Roots in Fertile Soil 5. Other Danish Senior Cohousing Communities: Otium,Gimle,Mariendalsvej, Korvetten Part Three: Creating a Senior Cohousing Community 6. Feasibility: DoWe Have a Project? 7. Study Group I: Aging Successfully/Aging in Place 8. Study Group II: The Participatory Design Process 9. Study Group III: Policy Part Four: The First Wave - Pioneering Senior Cohousing in America: The Beginnings of an American Movement 10.The First Wave 11.Where Do We Go From Here? Appendix A: Anne Glass: Research-Based Results,"Why Aging in Community?" Appendix B: Frequently Asked Questions Appendix C: Economic Structures Appendix D: Universal Design Selected Bibliography Index About the Author

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