04/11/15 Journalist Beth Baker explores how people are devising innovating ways to live as they approach retirement in her book “With A Little Help From Our Friends: Creating Community As We Grow Older." Megan Kamerick talks wtih Baker about how people are exploring options that ensure they are surrounded by a circle of friends, family, and neighbors.
And Megan also talks with some New Mexicans about similar projects that can help people avoid the detrimental effects of aging in isolation.
Beth Baker, journalist and author
Trish Comer, North Campus Community Project
Joyce Thompson, Placitas Sage Cohousing LLC
Chris Wentz, Village in the Village
Dick Roth, Commons on Alameda
Beth Baker’s website
Community Links From Beth Baker’s book to cohousing, cooperatives and villages organizations
CoHousing Association of the United States
Village to Village Network
Birds of a Feather - LGBT community in Pecos
Village in the Village in Corrales
The Commons on Alameda in Santa Fe
Placitas Sage CoHousing