For many seniors, the idea of moving to a facility or community where someone else sets the rules and runs your life is a nightmare. At the same time, all too many seniors these days have no friends or loved ones to count on as the activities of daily living become more difficult to manage on their own. How to respond to this dilemma? A new movement is afoot called “senior cohousing,” a concept which brings together seniors to run their own, supportive living community without the rigid bureaucracy or set rules that are in place in more formally run long term care communities. In a recent posting on the independent website, Truthout, Professor Anne Glass of the University of North Carolina, who has long studied senior cohousing communities, describes the benefits and challenges of creating these new models of cohabitation. Read the interview with Dr. Glass Here.