June 26, 2013

Homesharing Program to Launch in Central Virginia

A new program is launching in central Virginia to match homeowners who want to share their houses with people looking for a place to live. The […]
June 20, 2013

Booming | Sharing a home is a financial, emotional boost

Shared housing is a boomer trend that’s growing by leaps and bounds. A good example is “The Golden Girls,”the popular ’80s TV series where four older […]
June 18, 2013

Boomer Housemates Have More Fun

Today more than 1 in every 3 baby boomers — that huge glut of people born between 1948 and 1964 — is unmarried. And those unmarried […]
June 13, 2013

Retired, with Roommate: Seniors Share the Rent

Some seniors have nice homes, but not a lot of ready cash. Others are renters, and not particularly comfortable with that regular money drain. And there […]
June 13, 2013

Home Share Now of Barre: Home is where the share is

When central Vermont’s local home share program was launched a decade ago, the idea of older residents opening up their homes to strangers was a radical […]
June 12, 2013

Shared housing transcends age groups in Japan

A style of shared housing in which young people live with the elderly has cropped up across Japan, freeing elderly residents from the fear of living […]
June 5, 2013

Big Midtown homes are candidates for HomeSharing program

Midtown is rich with large old homes that can be a challenge to maintain and keep as people age, but there is a program to help. […]
June 4, 2013

Free HomeShare booklet available

HomeShare Vermont just published a do-it-yourself guidebook, A Vermonter’s Guide to Homesharing, to help people find a homesharer to live with them if they are outside […]
June 4, 2013

House Sharing for Boomer Women Who Would Rather Not Live Alone

The time was right for the three 50-something women to pool their resources and buy a house togehter. Louise Machinist, a clinical psychologist, was ready to […]