Daily Mail On Line – Saturday 20th January 2024
I’m 27 and save hundreds of pounds on London rent by home sharing with an elderly lady – it saved me from loneliness
Maria Matei, 27, lives with an elderly lady in her eighties to save money on rent
The pair have formed an intergenerational friendship and even cook together
Perspectives by Caroline Cooke – Dec 2023
Homeshare and dementia; the invaluable matches.
BBC News London – May 2023
Share and Care Homeshare clients Margaret and Christine talking about the benefits to both of them homesharing together!
Financial Times – March 2023
Homesharing offers a cheaper alternative to rental accommodation
BBC News South West – Dec 2022
The Supportmatch Homeshare service, which runs the scheme with Cornwall Council, said it carried out extensive safeguarding checks before making a match.
Ms Thomas helps with cleaning, plays games and watches television with 93-year-old Mrs Phipps.
Mrs Phipps said her new housemate “always goes the extra mile”.
Platinum – Sharing is caring
An interesting way that women are rejecting traditional living norms is by living together in homesharing arrangements.
Social enterprise a valuable addition at the heart of community- The Irish Times
Social enterprise a valuable addition at the heart of community Pricewatch: Rethink Ireland to run a Future is Social campaign in bid to build awareness.
Marmalade Diaries written by Sharer Ben Aitken
UK-based author Ben Aitken, 34, writes about his experience house sharing with Winnie. Despite the widowed 84-year-old not taking to him at first, they formed an unlikely friendship.
Ben Atkin a Sharer talks to Stacey Dooley
Stacey Dooley meets 35-year-old writer Ben, who decided to move in with Octogenarian, Wendy. The unusual house share offered Ben affordable living and allowed Wendy to stay in her home after the death of her husband – but also led to a beautiful friendship.Credits: Presenter: Stacey Dooley Producers: Blanca Muñoz, Francesca Bent Executive producer: Natasha Johansson Social videos: Maia Lowerson This has been a Little Dooley production for BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Sounds
One of the family: My wife and I hit the jackpot when we found someone to share our home–
Eddie Lawless (80) began his search for a housemate last year when he made the decision to care for his wife, Mavis, at their home in Dublin. Mavis (78) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2018….
Could home-sharing be the solution to Ireland’s housing crisis? – Dublin Live
(Image: Getty Images) While many of these people might have home-care support packages with the HSE or private care givers, having a carer stay overnight can cost €150 a night, which can be .
Share and Care Homeshare clients Marjory and Heather in West London shared their experience of homeshare with The Guardian Weekend back in March 17 2012. War veteran Marjory decided after one meeting to share her house with Heather, a nursing student. Heather gives help with cooking and light housework .