That’s just what empty nesters are now doing — swapping a lonely retirement for a life near companions who really do care.
Meet the women challenging preconceptions of older women as passive and past it.
Cohousing offers people the chance to be part of a community – something many feel is lacking in wider society.
Many gay and lesbian people have faced years of discrimination. They have a right to appropriate housing and support as they age.
In some parts of the UK, 80% of over-55s say they feel isolated, but well-designed transport, public spaces and street furniture can make a difference.
Many of us worry about getting older and how we will manage, perhaps on our own.
New housing scheme offering older people the chance to live independently but in a shared community will open to residents next year.