In a ‘cohousing’ development residents live as part of a community, making decisions together and supporting each other. We consider whether such arrangements could help older people stay independent for longer, and chat to an older resident at the Threshold Centre in Dorset who shares his thoughts on the highs and lows of community living.

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Publisher: Age UK
Published Date: 2013
Length: 1pp