Connect with Helpful Resources Here are some resources we’ve found to be valuable. Through these links and readings, you can explore ideas and discover other organizations that support the same goals as ElderFire.


Housing in the Near Future

The Mass Market for Suburban Low-Density Development is Over
By Arthur C. Nelson, Ph.D, FAICP
August, 2012

Housing in America: The Next Decade
By John McIlwain, 2010

A Contemporary Approach to Housing Ourselves
By Kathryn McCamant, Charles Durrett, Ellen Hertzman
Ten Speed Press, 1994

Creating Community Anywhere

The Cultural Creatives: How 50 Million People Are Changing the World
By Paul H. Ray, Ph.D. and Sherry Ruth Anderson, Ph.D.
New York: Harmony Books, October, 2000

Finding Support and Connection in a Fragmented World
By Carolyn R. Shaffer and Kristin Anundsen
Jeremy P. Tarcher/Perigee Books, the Putnam Publishing Group, 1993

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life 
By Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.
Puddle Dancer Press

Global Mind Change: The Promise of the 21 st Century
By Willis Harman Berrett
Koehler Publishers, Inc and Institute of Noetic Sciences

Creating a Life Together

Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities
By Diana Leafe Christian
New Society Publishers, 2002

Senior CoHousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living
By Chuck Durrett
Ten Speed Press, 2005

Learning from Village Homes
By Judy Corbett and Michael Corbett
Island Press, 2000


Cultural Creatives

Intentional Communities

Foundation for Global Community

The Institute for Noetic Sciences

National Multifamily Housing Council


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