"GLACIER CIRCLE SENIOR COMMUNITY" PROGRAM
Davis, CA., USA..
Some of “Glacier Circle Senior Communities” cost saving, energy-efficient design includes solar power and water heating and skylights.
Each senior home has a single car garage, and larger doorways allowing for wheelchairs accessibility. A common house and environmentally friendly community garden including fruit trees, vegetables and flowers is also a featured.
Some of the advantages of senior cohousing include:
-Gives seniors the ability to remain living independently
-Seniors are a part of a neighborhood of peers
-Social interaction for seniors who may otherwise be alone or isolated
-Common areas and facilities are convenient for use
-Senior cohousing is affordable senior housing and cheaper than other alternatives such as retirement homes or assisted living
-Cohousing neighborhoods model environmental sustainability
-Health and wellness is maintained by being connected to a community and remaining active
-Senior Cohousing offers safety and security by neighbors watching out for each other and each others homes
-Provides an option of downsizing of residence after retirement
-Caregiving for adult parents may not be as stressful for both the adult child and an aging parent since seniors are in a engaged and safe community amongst friends and peers
-Daily convenience for sharing rides, fitness classes