While there is evidence that a growing number of seniors reside with younger family members for economic reasons, there are some who opt to live this way for the benefits of intergenerational living. In her recent personal essay on the website On Being, Courtney Martin writes about the Oakland, CA co-housing arrangement Temescal Commons, in which she resides. Highlighting the deep value of shared communal living and frequent meals she shares with people of different ages, Martin underscores what she calls the 4 “Rs” to make such arrangements successful: respect, responsibility, reciprocity and resiliency. Read her insightful essay Here. And for more general information about co-housing, and aging in such an environment, check out the website of the Co-Housing Association of the United States Here.