I do think your idea is a good one though. I think communities for people with illnesses are needed. Older people are finding alternatives to the
"group home" option. Just like your suggesting they buy or rent a home in a community of like minded people and share in the costs and chores.
AARP had an article about
it. Maybe you can still find it on-line. They gave a few names of towns and organizations where this is happening. In might be a jumping off place to other ideas.
know your energy is debilitating and this would be no easy task. But a few minutes here and there could really add up to something. I know I would be interested in learning more about
doing something like this.
It wouldn't hurt to keep searching the Net to see if there's anything like it yet for people who are younger than 60+.