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Strangers who decide to create a community and live in their own dwellings — yet share common spaces and various aspects of their lives — are part of a growing movement referred to as "cohousing." AARP sat down with a group of Maryland-based cohousing residents (ranging in age from 36 to 76) to learn how their community came together and how they balance privacy and shared space. Read »


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