Sharing Economy Newcomer Targets Senior Loneliness and Financial Sustainability

Smart Cities Council – June 1, 2016

A lot of older people find themselves lonely and isolated, particularly in larger cities. And many like to travel, have the time to do it, but nobody to travel with. They’re one side of his equation. The other side: Seniors who may be asset rich, having paid off the mortgage on their homes, but are living on fixed incomes. Hosting travelers in their homes allows them to monetize their assets.

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