New Solutions to the Elder Housing Dilemma
When asked their preference, many baby boomers express the desire to “Age in Place.” While this desire is entirely understandable, many times folks may not have a real clear picture or understanding of what aging in place realistically looks like.
Remaining in your current living situation may possibly be less disruptive to your lifestyle, but it may not necessarily be the least expensive or the most desirable situation for all elders. Just a few of the factors to consider are the need to make physical accommodations to the home, proximity to health care providers and community services, the need and cost for in-home assistance/care, transportation needs, etc.
The good news is that as the population continues to age at an ever-increasing rate, new solutions to the elder housing dilemma are being explored and refined. Learn more by reading the relevant articles linked below.
For Baby Boomers, Age-Proofing a Home Doesn’t Come Cheap—The Washington Post