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3 ways to reimagine your newly empty home

09/14/2020

When you have the house to yourself, it may be hard to know what to do with the space. Should you keep everything as-is, renovate, downsize? There isn’t one right answer, but now is the time to reflect on what you want from this new chapter in your life. Here are a few ideas for […]

This hack will help you balance work and childcare

09/14/2020

When you’re under the same roof as your children, all the time, things can become chaotic. The conference call with your coworkers can be easily interrupted or your child’s remote-learning session can get cut short by an urgent work request. There is a lot to juggle, but here are some ways to create a balance: […]

5 ways to help your parents live independently

09/14/2020

Has your parent expressed interest in staying in their home as they get older? That wouldn’t be surprising—according to AARP, 87% of older adults want to stay in their current home/community as they age. This can be difficult because you want to make sure that your parent is safe and comfortable in their home. You […]

Introducing Video Calls

09/14/2020

Over the past year we’ve received many requests from Hosts and Guests for video calling, and we’re excited to finally offer this feature to our community.  We created video calling because we know that sometimes messaging or talking over the phone aren’t enough to truly get to know someone. This feature allows you to safely […]

Nesterly’s Response to COVID-19

07/24/2020

At Nesterly, the health and well-being of our community is our top priority. At the same time, in the wake of Covid-19, the importance of aging-in-place, supplemental income and mutual support between generations has never felt more necessary. As such, here are steps we’re taking to keep our community safe. New health protocols Every lease […]

Conversation Guide for Managing COVID-19 Risks with Housemates

07/23/2020

During this uncertain time, it’s important to keep open lines of communication in the home. We recommend scheduling initial and ongoing house meetings to set expectations and check in with one another. Use this conversation guide to make sure all members of your household are clear about how you are mitigating risk. What hygiene/cleaning expectations […]

15 fun things to do when stuck inside

04/09/2020

With the world practicing self-isolation and social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, all individuals in the US have been urged to remain inside their homes. It’s easy to start to feel worn down by the mundane nature of life at home. Luckily, there is no shortage of free, virtual experiences to partake in. From learning […]

A note from Nesterly on the well-being and safety of our community

03/18/2020

Nesterly is committed to the well-being and safety of our community. Amid the uncertainty of COVID-19, we want you to know that we’re here for you. We also want to ensure that you have access to relevant information and the resources you need to make informed decisions for you and your household in the coming weeks. […]

General guide on how to stay healthy and informed during COVID-19

03/18/2020

We stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage older adults and those with preexisting conditions take extra precaution to reduce the risk of getting COVID-19. With that said, we would like to share some advice from the CDC on how to take extra good care of yourself, old or young, through this time. 1. The first […]

How to stay healthy if you live with housemates during COVID-19

03/18/2020

If you are in a current homeshare, or have housemates, we recommend setting up a house meeting to discuss expectations and plans for the coming weeks amid the uncertainty of COVID-19. The CDC has specific recommendations for living in close quarters during the pandemic. 1. Start by pledging that you are each committed to ensuring […]