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  1. November 5, 2008 at 8:39 pm | |

    Just come and let … Classroom art – thanks!

  2. Judy
    January 24, 2009 at 11:07 am | |

    The concept of heterosexual women living together in senior years intrigues me. I think it is a great idea. Is anyone out there doing it or trying? What have your experiences been? It seems to make so much sense for single women to remain independent and share companionship. I look forward to your responses.

  3. Bev
    February 17, 2009 at 1:16 pm | |

    I am very interested in a femaile cooperative living situation. I have just retired and I’m very conflicted about it. Although I’m going through a divorce, I have been thinking about this for years. I find women (I’m 53) to be more communicative, substantial, reflective and able to share their thoughs unconditionally. My one big problem is that I’d like to stay in New York State where my son and grandson live. Please let me know if you’re aware of any resources. Thank You Kindly, Bev 347-293-4914

  4. Pamela
    May 16, 2009 at 6:31 pm | |

    I have approached many of my semi and retired friends about this same idea. I even purchased a home that could be suitable for 3-4 compatible women with that idea in mind in 2005. However, with the downturn in the economy, I now have a mortgage on 2 homes! I have looked into fractional ownership, it is riskier than long term renting and sharing expenses. The concept is new and many women find themselves unable to make changes at this time. I am keeping my dream alive and hope that I can make it happen soon.

  5. PJ
    September 17, 2009 at 9:48 am | |

    I am so interested in this. However, I find so little information on the Internet about retired woman and communal living. As Pamela, I too have a second home with a mortgage and would either love to build it up to accommodate several women, or sell both homes and purchase a huge one with a few gals who would look forward to a wonderful retirement living this way.

    1. Prose1111
      June 17, 2011 at 8:53 pm | |

      I have an interest in such a living style none of this is dated so not sure when this was written pls contact me would love to chat about such a living situation has been a DREAM OF MINE FOR YEARS !

    2. Joydancer
      April 8, 2012 at 8:34 pm | |

      Hello, this concept/lifestyle sounds good and like to learn more. I live in north central Florida, but would also be open to relocation. Are there any women living in this lifestyle currently with some win-win positive stories? Joy

  6. Janya
    August 13, 2010 at 3:26 am | |

    I am 63 years old and am looking into such arrangement too. I live in Chiang Mai, Thailand, one of the favorite retirement abroad location.

    1. cattal
      December 26, 2012 at 2:36 pm | |

      I am 67 (year 2012) and will be in Chiang Mai in January, 2013. I am looking to see if I might like to live there. Would like to meet you.

  7. Susan McCarthy
    August 20, 2010 at 9:03 am | |

    I, too, am interested in this concept. I currently live in southwest Florida but also would consider relocation for the right situation and locale.

    1. Joydancer
      April 8, 2012 at 8:37 pm | |

      Hi, Susan. I’m in north central Florida and find this quite interesting – - like to learn more.


  8. Rose
    August 29, 2010 at 6:07 pm | |

    While this seems to be a 2009 site, I have just found it and would be thrilled to talk more with all of you about this concept. It is exactly what I’m trying to do with a home we purchased for bus. that didn’t work out. We would just like to do something good for the community and help ourselves to make this 2nd mortgage payment. If you get this, pls feel free to contact me at and perhaps we can do some brainstorming. I’m going to be meeting Bay Aging this week to get some feedback from their org. I’m also trying to find out how Aging Transportation gets paid for their services. I’d like to have something set up where their rental fee would automatically come from a reliable source. A prospective renter once said he would set up a direct deposit account for his monthly rental but he had 5 children and we weren’t prepared to rent to a family with young-teen children. Looking forward to hearing from you all. Rose

  9. Prose1111
    June 17, 2011 at 9:04 pm | |

    I am living in California and would love to be involved in such a living situation as this… Has been a Dream of mine for years and now that the kids are all grown …. The Ole Flower Child in me has perhaps reemerged….seeking to simplicity and connect with other women of my age…. I am so looking forward to hearing from others I am willing to move anywhere it does not snow…even other countries… I just spent the last 8 years helping my parents, they had one anther even that seemed lonely for My father had Dementia I m=stepped out of my world so to be help for My Mother and there for my father…. I learned I do need others alone time is Wonderful but to be lonely…. can be devastating WRITE ME

    1. Joydancer
      April 8, 2012 at 8:43 pm | |


      I like you had about 10 years with their retirement years and their final years. My father passed first, mother had stroke, had to go into a very nice nursing home, and oversaw everything along with my sister for her care. After her passing I moved south to Florida. I live solo and like my independence not in a relationship, but it has a down side in too much isolation and lack of “family” community in my life.

      Will drop you a line. Not sure when your post was made or how current. I just found the site in March, 2012.