These articles are for those of you who are considering shared living but haven’t made up your mind yet.
Read all of these descriptive, informative articles to learn about shared living the SWLT way. Prepare yourself for a successful adventure finding compatible homemates when you are ready.
Why senior women NEED to consider shared housing
Find out why affordable housing is a problem for most single senior women.
What is community?
What “community” means to one of our members.
Do I have to be 100% sure about this?
Learn when it’s okay to not be sure and when 100% commitment is required
What is different about living with a homeowner or leaseholder?
It’s important to know the differences
Including pets in your shared living home
Just like you, your pets also get more social support
How many is too many in a shared living home?
Is 2 enough? Is 4 too many? It’s your choice.
How much togetherness is too much?
No, you don’t have to spend all of your time with your homemates.
Common concerns about shared living
A variety of issues that concern most women
Less can be more: Downsize first!
Discover why downsizing does not need to be an awful process
Take Your Time: A happy home doesn’t happen in a day
Find out why it is important to not rush through our process
Check out our “Step-by-Step Process for Success”
Senior Women Living Together does not warrant the fitness or character of any of its Members or Users, or the suitability of any space of members who also happen to be homeowners. Members and Users of our services shall be entirely responsible for their respective choices of people with whom to share a home, whether rented or owned.
Are you ready to become a member?
Want to start looking for compatible homemates?
Once you are a member, you will get access to all of the following information and tools.
Creating Your Profile
Tips for creating a great profile
Searching for Compatible Homemates
Search well and wisely
Finding the right fit
Homemate Shopping Tips
Meeting Potential Homemates
Getting to know potential homemates
Homemate Agreement Issues
Homemate agreements are essential
Essential lease information
Maintaining healthy relationships
** Search our Profile Database to find homemates
** Compatibility Checklist
** Homemate Agreement Worksheet and Guide
** Members Forum where you can chat privately
** Individual support from our experienced coaches
AND AFTER YOU ARE LIVING TOGETHER
** access to our Living the Dream forum where you can chat and share ideas with others who have successfully found homemates
** access to our coaches who provide support and helpful solutions