Resources

 

Books

Senior Cohousing Handbook by Charles Durrett (Perth Library has copy)

Creating Cohousing by Charles Durrett and Kathryn McCamant

Creating a Life Together by Diana Leafe Christian (Perth Library has copy)

The Cohousing Handbook by Chris Scotthanson (the author has made pdf available to download free from various sites on the web; excellent “how to” reference)

 

Articles

Is there a Cohousing Community in your Future by Kathy Gottberg               

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kathy-gottberg/is-a-cohousing-community-_b_9535380.html

Better Aging with (Social) Chemistry by Erin Anderssen  

http://www.wolfwillowcohousing.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Globe-and-Mail-June-2-2012.pdf

Research:  POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF COHOUSING FOR OLDER PEOPLE - A LITERATURE REVIEW

Maria Brenton   September 2010   To download: Google title and author or ask Susan for a copy.

 

Other Links

Innovating Seniors Housing – Free Downloads produced by Canadian Senior Cohousing Society

http://canadianseniorcohousing.com/?p=1653     Four download publications:  INOVATING SENIORS HOUSIN;   INNOVATION IN SENIORS HOUSING;  SENIOR COHOUSING HOW-TO GUIDE: How to Create New-Build Cohousing;  SENIOR COHOUSING HOW-TO GUIDE:  How to Create Retrofit Cohousing: Applying the principles of senior-cohousing to existing homes and communities

 

How to Create a Cohousing Community     http://cohousing.ca/wp-  content/uploads/2015/06/COHO%20STARTUP%202015.pdf          

Aging in Cohousing   http://www.cohousing.org/aging  Many links on this website !

 

Senior Cohousing Communities

Wolf Willow Cohousing, Saskatoon, SK   http://www.wolfwillowcohousing.ca/

Harbourside Cohousing, Sooke, BC   http://www.harbourside.ca/

Wolf Creek Lodge, Grass Valley, CA   http://www.wolfcreeklodge.org/   Silver Sage Village, Boulder, CO   http://silversagevillage.com/

ElderSpirit Community, Abingdon, VA   http://www.elderspirit.net/

Elderberry Cohousing, Person County, NC   http://www.elderberrycohousing.com/

 

Organizations

Canadian Cohousing Networkhttp://cohousing.ca/

Canadian Senior Cohousing Society   http://canadianseniorcohousing.com/?page_id=1363

Cohousing Association of the United States     http://cohousing.org/creating

Fellowship for Intentional Communities   http://www.ic.org/