Archive for April, 2012

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The High Cost of Growing Old Alone

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Some single seniors are turning to roommates and other alternative living situations. One 64-year-old senior in Chicago, Bonnie Jackson, contacted a local center of National Shared Housing Resources to help her fill the two unused bedrooms in her home, and receives $500 a month for each room, giving discounts to tenants who help her run errands

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Home Sharing—A Viable Option for Older Adults

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Finding a compatible roommate can be tough for anyone, but is an even greater challenge as we age and consequently become more set in our ways. “Aging in place” is often a primary goal for many aging baby boomers and older seniors not wanting to leave their homes for less desirable options. It is, however,

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