Aging in Place – Living With Someone – Family, Friends, Roommate

Andres Abraham

Date(s) - 05/20/2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

While many older adults want to continue to live in their own home, many are forced to move in with family due to health conditions or economic situations. More recently, older adults are rooming together as we face ever higher rent, taxes, and utilities on a limited budget. A way to earn additional revenue or a finding a cheaper place to live, some older adults are either renting a room to others or moving into a stranger’s home and renting a room. Learn more about these housing options.

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Eileen Doherty, MS

Eileen Doherty, MS is the Executive Director of the Colorado Gerontological Society.  Her areas of expertise include management and administration of nonprofit organizations, education and training on issues related to older adults, advocacy and policy development on senior issues, and clinical practice in working with seniors and families to manage their lives in the later years. She has been the Director of the Society since 1982.  She teaches Nonprofit Management for Fort Hays State University.