This article in 50PlusToday explores cohousing – a lifestyle which is more popular now than ever…
Community living helps decrease the social isolation and loneliness seniors often experience as they age. Even before the spread of Covid, loneliness and social isolation were already at record levels in the U.S. In January 2020, Cigna released a report showing approximately three in five American adults identified as lonely, which represents a 7% increase from 2018.
In this extraordinary time of the Covid19 quarantine, cohousing offers residents much needed relief from the everyday stress felt by so many. Residents look after and help each other in this type of living situation. They share grocery shopping and other necessary outings which greatly reduces the risk of exposure. The close physical proximity of the homes and common areas allow people to easily interact, while they still maintain a healthy social distance.
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