If you haven’t heard or seen the phrase “aging in place,” you’re likely to have heard an older person say, “I want to live in my own home as long as I can.” Increasingly aging Americans are staying in their homes as long as possible. People want to live on their own terms, under their own rules. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) reports that 89% of people want to stay in their own homes as they age. with 42 percent of seniors choosing it as one of their top three considerations.
Even when seniors begin to need day-to-day assistance or ongoing health care during retirement, most (82 percent) would prefer [Read more…]