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"NEW YORK SENIOR HOME SHARING" PROGRAM

WHATSenior home sharing service which matches a host (who has an extra room in their home or apartment) with a senior in need of a home.
WHYHome sharing offers a low cost affordable senior housing alternative and hosts and the possibility of companionship to the alternative of isolation experienced by living alone.
WHERE The New York Foundation for Senior Citizens.
New York, NY, USA.


Program Description


"The Foundation's Home Sharing Program's professional staff quickly found the perfect home for me, matching me with Maxine, a wonderful 'host'.
That's why home sharing turned out to be such a great solution."

-nyfsc.org

The "New York Foundation for Seniors Home Sharing" Program uses a database to determine compatible housing matches for seniors and hosts by using criteria such as lifestyle objectives. A meeting between the senior and host is then scheduled. The program offers a written agreement to help seniors and hosts feel a level of confidence and sense of security in their shared housing and living arrangements.

Those wishing to share their home or apartment may apply to be a host. The "New York Foundation for Seniors Home Sharing" Program makes and in person visit, home assessment and interview in which they ask questions regarding preferences and lifestyle, such as cleanliness habits, chores, visitors, smoking, etc.

In addition to being a low cost affordable senior housing option, the most notable feature of the "New York Foundation for Seniors Home Sharing" Program is that it promotes independent senior living while allowing seniors to have the assurance of company and security close at hand.
source:nyfsc.org,brooklynrail.org

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