Young and old share homes to afford North Jersey

Colleen Diskin, Staff Writer, @ColleenDiskin Published 12:01 a.m. ET Jan. 13, 2017 | Updated 7:07 a.m. ET Jan. 13, 2017 Joan Grzenda, left, and Alyssa Camacho in the kitchen of Grzenda’s home. Grzenda, 66, was debating giving up her longtime home after retiring but found a home-sharing match in Camacho, 26.(Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/ The two


#GivingTuesday: Bridgewater-Based Organization Helps Prevent Homelessness In Somerset, Union Counties

By Alexis Tarrazi (Patch Staff) – November 29, 2016 2:12 pm ET HomeSharing has helped more than 20,000 people avoid homelessness in Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Union, Essex, Passaic counties BRIDGEWATER, NJ — HomeSharing, a non-profit organization based in Bridgewater, has helped more than 20,000 people avoid homelessness in Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Union and


HomeSharing creates new “family” for Thanksgiving celebration

Suzanne Russell , @SRussellMyCJ4:17 p.m. EST November 24, 2016 Hansen, and Hansen is thankful to have Patterson’s roof over her head. “She is part of my family, absolutely,” Patterson, 81, a township resident for more than 50 years, said Thursday hours before the two shared their Thanksgiving meal. He said Hansen now has a house to


Home sharing helps ease financial burden for some homeowners, renters

Stroke patient Robert Oliphant, a resident at Knoll Shared Living in Frankford Township, spends an afternoon in his shared home. (Photo: Karen Fucito/Correspondent) Home sharing, a practice started a few decades ago, is picking up steam in the post-recession economy, especially in high-cost pockets of the country, such as Morris County. All age groups are


Aging in Place: In Montclair, new options are offered by HomeSharing, Inc.

A creative avenue for expanding housing options for individuals of all ages is now available in Montclair and neighboring communities, with a particular focus on helping Township seniors to “age in place.” The effort will be spearheaded by HomeSharing, Inc., an organization with more than 30 years of experience. It is being funded by a


HomeSharing program launches in Montclair

February 10, 2015 By Andrew Segedin Staff Writer | The Montclair Times With affordable-housing options for local seniors at a premium, HomeSharing Inc. launched operations in Montclair. HomeSharing, according to Lifelong Montclair Project Director Katie York, is an organization that works to match homeowners looking to share their homes with seekers who are looking for affordable-housing


Service brings people together to share home

February 6, 2015 By Maggie Katz STAFF WRITER | Clifton Journal CLIFTON — Residents may soon find more affordable housing options in Clifton thanks to a Bridgewater-based non-profit. In just over 30 year’s time, HomeSharing has helped make 1,600 matches to help get and keep people in homes. The non-profit matches those with a home and


NO PLACE LIKE HOME: A Holistic Approach to Aging

Sharing your home for multiple reasons is a key consideration to make as one gets older. Read about HomeSharing, Inc. and other programs that are available to you in Central Jersey. Click  “READ MORE >”  below to read the article.  Click here for  Additional Senior Programs & Resources   (see Page 1). (NOTE:  You will be