According to the U.S. Census Bureau, a person turns 50 every seven seconds
and 10,000 people turn 59 every day. A large portion of America's active older adults are seeking
new housing choices.
Elders are looking for ways to enjoy the company of friends in a supportive setting providing independent housing and the benefits of community. Medical research has found significant health benefits to having strong social ties.
Elder Cohousing Neighborhoods are a new housing model which offers pro-active adults, 55 and above, the opportunity to live interdependently and "age in community" within a close-knit group of neighbors.