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Cohousing:Carolyn Langenkamp, 68, helps serve the family-style dinner on Oct. 23, 2017. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Cohousing Offers a Cozier Alternative to Downsizing

The 5-mile hikes, yoga classes and communal dinners are now routines for the residents at PDX Commons Cohousing in Portland, Ore.

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How to Buy Your Last Home to Age in Place

We’re not the only people who didn’t think far enough into our future. The vast majority of homebuyers and remodelers don’t consider what it might be like to grow old in their homes.

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Boomers, Continuing Care Retirement Communities Want You

In her semi-retirement, Pat Kidd enjoys tennis every other day, plus daily trips to the gym and jet setting around the world.

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Over 55 Housing In Demand As Baby Boomers Age

As McHenry County gets grayer, developers are responding by building age-restricted communities for those older than 55, even as other segments of the housing market lag.

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Should you retire abroad? The pros and cons

Newly widowed, Kay McCowen quit her job, sold her house, applied for Social Security to retire to Mexico.

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Practical remodeling tips for multi-generational families

Parents, grandparents and children all living happily together under one roof; it’s an iconic American image you may associate with the good old days.

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