December 13, 2013

Seniors Have Roomies, Too

Most of us know that loneliness isn’t good for us — but as we age, many of us find our circle of friends and family diminishing […]
November 15, 2013

When ‘Fixed Income’ Means Getting By On Social Security

Social Security has long been thought of as just part of a retirement plan — along with pensions and savings — but it turns out a […]
November 15, 2013

Organization Helps Empty Nesters Refill Their Coop

ADDISON COUNTY — Whether it’s receiving rental income or assistance with household chores, or just having a friendly companion, there are many ways that homesharing could […]
November 6, 2013

HomeShare helps displaced residents find housing

For some residents displaced by Sandy, finding affordable housing continues to be a challenge. To address this need, the Affordable Housing Alliance has rolled out a […]
November 6, 2013

Home Share hires new staffer

BARRE — Home Share Now has announced it has a new staffer as an AmeriCorps member via the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board. Joel Rhodes is […]
October 21, 2013

Home Sharing Program Matches San Bruno Renters With Landlords

The San Mateo County Home Sharing Program, operated by nonprofit HIP Housing, lends a hand in the sometimes stressful task of finding a place to live, […]
October 18, 2013

Baltimore Group Serves Community Through ‘Matchmaking’

Match.com and eHarmony could learn a thing or two from the homesharing service offered by St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center in Baltimore: Even the most sophisticated […]
October 15, 2013

Home Sharing an Option for Seniors

The roommates share bathrooms and have each other’s shower times memorized. They fold each other’s laundry when someone leaves it in the dryer too long. They […]
October 9, 2013

We’ve Got Some Big Houses–That We Could Share

Just 60 years ago, the average American had 291 square feet of living space. Now it’s close to 1,000 square feet. Have we changed our needs […]