What if there was another way to grow old at home?


The story is the same across the board: seniors are looking at the currently available options for supported living and are asking themselves “are we really going to end up like this?”  This research-through-storytelling project looks at grassroots initiatives designed by seniors, for seniors, who are actively seeking new ways to age in community.


Case Studies


Older adults living alone open their home to others in need of affordable housing in exchange for support. 



A partnership between landlords, residents, and government to provide support in neighbourhoods with many seniors.


Seniors band together to buy land and build a mutually supportive living community that they themselves run.


virtual villagES

Volunteer-driven approach that delivers supportive services to homebound seniors through a large network of volunteers.