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Seniors: Communal Living Revisited

Nov 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Within the last year we addressed here an experience in senior citizen communal living. After a year of living with extended members of our family, it is time to revisit the pros and cons of such an arrangement.

Simply put, communal living is an arrangement by which persons choose to live together in a shared domicile. The dimensions, agreements, contract, understandings have all been agreed to. The partners in the agreement choose to live out a specific period of time together.

We knew we were embarking on a trail that had little if any directions or maps. We knew there was almost nothing available to tell us how to create a communal living arrangement. We were three sisters and husbands of two of the sisters. We knew we would have fun, challenge, convenience, and irritating moments. Communal living offers all