Senior Cohousing a Reality
in Metro Northwest Boston!
Are you 55+ and looking for a game plan for your Third Act? Looking for a more reliable and close-at-hand social support network? Looking to downsize to a more affordable and accessible home? Are the conventional options less than appealing?
Imagine living in a your own cozy, cottage-style home in a safe and accessible neighborhood, where neighbors know and care about each other.
Imagine living in a neighborhood of small, eco-friendly homes clustered along a gardened pedestrian path. Imagine that path leads to a big common house with many amenities, including a large kitchen and a Great Room, where you and your neighbors regularly cook and eat together and hold seasonal celebrations.
Imagine a place where you have as much privacy and as much community as you want--just by walking out your front door. And where there are always peers around who share your values and life experience and are looking to connect, do things, or have fun.
Imagine a place where you have an equal voice in running things and a meaningful role in the life of the community. Where you can be independent and in control of your life as long as possible.
Who We Are
We are a group of five households in Metro Northwest Boston. Among us are an electrical engineering consultant, a retired academic writer/editor and grant writer, a project manager for high tech companies, the owner of a garden design and maintenance company, a retired university career counselor, and a former resident at Kripalu Institute for Yoga & Health.
What We're Doing
We are working to build New England's first adult cohousing neighborhood in Maynard or West Acton, Massachusetts.We've engaged Katie McCamant of Cohousing Solutions, Inc., the nation's pre-eminent cohousing development consultant. In July 2018, we partnered with developer Matthew Blackham, who is searching for land and who will be our project manager and take us through construction.
Your Next Step
To learn more and determine if ours might be your ideal future neighborhood, take our short SURVEY OF INTEREST by clicking here survey of interest.