About PDX Commons


Many people wait too long before making changes that are necessary for the transition to the next phase of their lives. We are aware that we are fortunate enough to have choices, and are boldly choosing to take action now to have our living environment support our social, and environmental goals, and, at the risk of being too busy, retaining our sense of cooperative and collaborative usefulness and joyful exploration of life as long as possible.

The need to plan for future physical challenges is obvious. But so is the need to for a sustainable community of friends and neighbors. The data is clear that highly social settings counter social isolation, which becomes common as we get older and has negative effects on our physical and mental health.

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