STUDY GROUP I
The purpose of Study Group I is to work together to define what living in a cohousing community could mean for us now, and as we age. The study sessions will be the forum for our first stages of group formation.
The Senior Co-housing Handbook, by Charles Durrett (New Society Publishers, 2009) - Outline covered in Chapter 7
Session # 1: Aging in place and aging in community
Session # 2: Group process & conflict resolution
Session # 3: Realities of getting older
Session # 4: Co-care & outside care
Session # 5: Co-healing: staying emotionally healthy through community
Session # 6: Economics of getting older
Session # 7: Mortality & spirituality
Session # 8: What we as a seniors community have to offer the world
Session # 9: Risk-taking
Session # 10: Looking at cohousing communities & cohousing designs, assisted care, shared houses, etc.