Experts in Aging: Shared Housing with Annamarie Pluhar (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Aug 15, 2019 6:05:29 PM

In the latest installment of our Experts in Aging interview series, we spoke with Annamarie Pluhar, author of Sharing Housing: A Guidebook for Finding and Keeping Good Housemates. For over 20 years, Pluhar has focused her career on providing tips, resources, tools and guidance to people considering bringing someone into their home or renting a space in someone else’s. We spoke about the financial impacts of aging, how increased life expectancy is changing our culture and how homeowners are finding the right housemate.

 

Homesharing Story: Suz and Tim (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jul 12, 2019 11:16:38 AM

Tim rents a room in Suz's house in Arvada, CO. They've developed a sweet friendship. Watch their homesharing story here!

 

Silvernest on the TODAY Show: Real-Life Golden Girls

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jul 3, 2019 2:18:49 PM

Whether it's because of financial pressure or desire for social connection, millions of Boomers across the US are turning to homesharing. This TODAY Show segment with NBC's Geoff Bennett shows two real Silvernest housemates enjoying their shared living space and talking about why they made the decision to homeshare.

 

Senior Room Sharing with Silvernest on the TODAY Show

Posted by Emily Reynolds on Jul 3, 2019 9:52:30 AM

While renting out space in your home might get you into a lease, homesharing can give you a new lease on life. Denver residents Eileen and Jeanne discovered many unexpected benefits of co-housing when they signed up for Silvernest and found each other. “I’ve never lived with someone so interested in my life,” says Eileen. “It’s lovely to have a friend in the home. I’d be happy if Jeanne stayed indefinitely.”

Experts in Aging: Rethinking Aging with Peter Kaldes (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Jun 28, 2019 3:35:06 PM

We interviewed President and CEO, the South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA), Peter Kaldes, about his ideas regarding Rethinking Aging. Watch our Experts in Aging interview with him below.

Homesharing Story: Bren, Katharine, Harald and Mark (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jun 24, 2019 9:57:01 AM

Here's a group of four adults who are choosing to live together in their 50s. The community they've built is powerful, supportive and fun. Watch their homesharing story here!

Experts in Aging: Caregiving with Joy Loverde (Video)

Posted by Sarah Oswald on Jun 14, 2019 4:05:38 PM

We interviewed author and aging expert Joy Loverde about how to make the most of our later years. Watch our Experts in Aging interview with her below.

Homesharing Story: Kathy and Sandy (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jun 13, 2019 4:41:09 PM

Watch this heart-warming story of two happy Silvernesters in Fort Collins, Colorado.

How Do I Ensure I Find a Compatible Housemate? (Video)

Posted by Silvernest Team on Jun 8, 2019 3:31:00 PM

Silvernest’s roommate matching technology takes all the worry out of finding the right person to share your home. This video explains how roommate matching works and shares some of our best tips for creating your profile, interviewing potential renters, and more.

Silvernesting: A Feature by CNBC's Jane Wells

Posted by Silvernest Team on May 16, 2017 12:16:31 PM

As CNBC's Jane Wells reports, the latest boom in housing is the 50+ generation who are seeking roommates or housemates, particularly women. Some call it the “Golden Girls” effect—where living communally made a hit show; others call it a necessity as more women are aging as singles, whether by choice, divorce, or widowhood. Silvernest is filling an important gap in the marketplace, providing older adults a safe and simple way to find matches in their area.