WOLF CREEK VILLAGE in Grass Valley, California, will complete the building of The Lodge for pro-active adults in the summer of 2012. The
Commons, an intergenerational community, will begin construction upon completion of The Lodge.
FRESNO COHOUSING is accepting new members : La
New Videos ~
A taste of cohousing - Privacy within the home and community on the doorstep.
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Cohousing Events ~
Cohousing Neighborhoods for Pro-active Adults
Pro-active adults are creating their own caring and supportve cohousing neighborhood in Grass Valley, CA. Members of Wolf Creek Lodge are now in the process of moving into their gorgeous new homes.
There are only 6 homes left in this culturally rich location in a forested area along beautiful Wolf Creek. Join them for a tour, slideshow and potluck on the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Visit their website for more information at Wolf Creek Lodge.
If you are not able to meet them in Grass Valley, you can contact them for more information at 800-558-3775 or email email@example.com.
Book Just Released ~
Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities by
Kathryn McCamant & Charles Durrett.
Introducing the new cohousing "bible" with many new North American case studies, design principles and sustainable design practices. More info on release events and how to order book. $32.95
In the News ~
"Shared Meals and Lives"
New York Times
August 22, 2011
Faced with the usual options for senior housing and elder care, some older adults are inventing their own grassroots versions - do-it-yourself senior living that's friendlier, more autonomous and less expensive. See article
"Older Adults Embrace the Cohousing Connection"
July 11, 2011
Grass Valley's Wolf Creek Lodge, with 30 residences designed for older adults, is on track to open next summer. It will be be the country's fourth elder cohousing complex, but according to the Cohousing Association of the United States, another dozen are in the planning stages. See article
The Los Angeles Times has published an article about Wolf Creek Lodge Cohousing in Grass Valley. The article describes the people and the process of building a dream community. It is a terrific article-- informative and interesting. read article
The Sierra Nevada Deep Ecology Institute recently awarded their Green Architect Award for 2009 to McCamant & Durrett Architects. According to the Institute, "M&D's dedication to sustainable building practices & cohousing has been an inspiration worldwide, & the local community has benefited greatly from their commitment to providing this service locally."