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Old 08-11-2014, 02:02 PM   #1
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This is an idea whose time may have come. Losing the ability to maintain a household need not mean the end of one's travel. I can see liability issues for the retirement homes' though.

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Old 08-11-2014, 06:27 PM   #2
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Interesting. Like HomeExchange for the retirement community crowd.

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Old 08-12-2014, 05:58 PM   #3
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Cool! I'd guess the liability issues would be somewhat limited (people who are very sick don't travel) and heavily insured.

Seems to be limited to Europe though. I hope it spreads.
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Sounds like a great idea.
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Old 08-13-2014, 12:06 AM   #5
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Even though the standard is to stay no longer or less than 2 nights it is possible to contact members and ask for longer stay.
Many members of all ages, with empty guest rooms and some even have time to show their area.

We have been member for 20+ years, then dropped out as I missed the yearly registration deadline.
Now as ER we will get listed again as hosts. For those who have a guest room, maybe even with a 2nd bath, it is perfect to receive the world at home.
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