Tag: Past-events


Time to think about cohousing.org

It’s that time again… This website has grown, and it’s time to think about the next iteration of the site. To do that, we ask ourselves, and you: Who is coming to the website? What do they want to find? How could we organize things so that it all makes sense, and all the different... R

Public Presentation Addresses Senior LGBT Housing Crisis – Friday Aug 25th 4pm

Public Presentation Addresses Senior LGBT Housing Crisis Durham, NC— Village Hearth Cohousing invites anyone interested in solving the senior LGBT housing crisis to a free public presentation on Friday, August 25th at 4:00 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library in Durham, NC. The presentation will feature architect and cohousing expert, Charles Durrett (McCamant & Durrett Architects)... Read More

Twin Oaks Communities Conference

Cohousing communities, ecovillages, co-ops, and other Intentional communities of all kinds are a response to problems in society. They are a recognition that some of the essentials that make community what it us, mutual support, love and caring, sharing lives and livelihood in a meaningful and satisfying way, are lacking in the world. Not all... Read More

Climate Leading Communities: Conference Results

The Cutting Edge Resiliency session I co-led with Bryan of Caddis bloomed into a thriving discussion about what strides we all realistically need to take to seriously combat climate change. We agreed that yes, individual numbers are important, but the power of the collective in community living is where cohousing offers the biggest opportunities. (And... Read More

Coming Full Circle with the National Conference and the Importance of Consultation

It’s been almost a decade (seven years) since we traveled to the National Cohousing Conference in Boulder Colorado to learn about how to build our own community in Nashville, Tennessee. We’ve come full circle now with the Conference to be held in Nashville this week. Back then two of us traveled to Boulder and met... Read More

PDX Commons Looking Forward to the Conference

Several PDX Commoners are attending the National Cohousing Conference in Nashville. Here’s what’s motivating them to attend: “I plan to concentrate on sessions related to creating caring, supportive cohousing communities. In PDX Cohousing, I hope to help create a framework where any of us can ask for and receive support during short term illness, some... Read More

The True Costs of Senior Housing

“We at Silver Sage strive to age-in-place. Given the caring support of our community, we can do so a lot longer than in many other aging care models,” says Art Okner. “Getting older is a long, fulfilling journey for most—you have a caring family, a good job, activities that you enjoy, and friends to share... Read More

SAGE Cohousing International and Quimper Villagers Co-Present at the Conference

We are thrilled to announce that three members of Quimper Village will co-present Senior Cohousing: A Roadmap to Starting a New Community with Chuck Durrett at the 2017 National Cohousing Conference from May 19-21. Carolyn, Pat, and David H. will talk about how they successfully formed a group, the importance of having roles with a... Read More

President Threatens to Tear Down Walls of Isolation in Nashville

No, not that president! Peter Lazar, president of the National Cohousing Association, has led the board this year in the ever-growing cohousing movement to create better communities across the country. And, he will greet you graciously when upon arrival at the National Cohousing Conference May 19-21. Peter isn’t really threatening anything. In true cooperative cohousing... Read More

California Communities Open for Cohousing Open House Day

The countdown is on – Saturday, April 29th is the 2nd Annual National Cohousing Open House Day! We Californians are excited to have 12 participating communities showcasing their neighborhoods, plus an organized bus tour of many planned for the day. California is the birthplace of U.S. Cohousing. In 1991, residents moved into Muir Commons in... Read More