January 6, 2022by masteryourfutureAge In Place News
Successful Aging in Place Doesn’t Just Happen – Instead, It Requires Careful Planning Plus Adequate Budgeting
The topic of aging in place is on just about everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. For most retirees, living out their “golden years” in the home they know and love seems to be the best choice, in terms of finances and health. While aging in place isn’t...
November 11, 2021by masteryourfutureAge Friendly Home Age In Place Universal Design
How can I age at home?
Do you hope to live in your current home until you die? If your answer is “yes,” you’re in good company. Studies by AARP and MetLife show that 90% of Americans want to stay in their current home until the end. Yet only 30% of Americans get their wish. Will aging at home...
November 11, 2021by masteryourfutureAge In Place Community Housing Options News Residential Housing Options
Where will you live when you get old?
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who are scared to death of ending up in a nursing home when your health fails, is there anything you can do right now to make sure that you don’t end up in an institutional setting? Fortunately, the answer is yes. When it...
November 2, 2017by AgingOptionsAge In Place Financial News Reverse Mortgage
CBS Calls Reverse Mortgage the “Rodney Dangerfield of Retirement”
Earlier this year, we ran across an article that we wanted to share again, because we think the premise is still valid. In spite of all its advantages, and an ever more robust set of legal safeguards, there are still millions of homeowners apparently unwilling (or too...
June 9, 2016by AgingOptionsAge Friendly Home Age In Place News
Hoping to Age in Place? Some Important Home Renovations to Consider
Surveys repeatedly report the same outcome: most active seniors would prefer to stay in their own homes as they age. It’s called “aging in place,” and it’s a great idea – but it requires planning, and probably some remodeling, to make sure your home is both safe and livable...
March 11, 2016by AgingOptionsAge In Place News
Senior Move Managers Can Help You Age in Place Safely, Happily
Aging in place has become the goal of most seniors. It represents the idea of remaining in your familiar home, the place you love, as long as you possibly can before you have to move into institutional care. Experts on aging generally agree that, for most seniors, aging in...
January 22, 2016by AgingOptionsAge In Place News
Aging in Place? Nine Reasons Why it May Not Be Right for You
As we advise our clients, one key to maintaining your independence – and to avoid becoming a burden to your loved ones as you age – is to decide wisely when it comes to your housing options. Deciding where and how you’ll live in retirement is one of the most important choices...
October 30, 2015by AgingOptionsAge In Place News Residential Housing Options
The Ideal Senior Housing Solution Could Be in your Own Back Yard
The idea supposedly started with a Methodist minister in Virginia. After visiting a parishioner distraught over being forced into a nursing home, he decided America could do a better job helping seniors find alternative housing solutions. He consulted with a research center...
July 31, 2015by AgingOptionsAge In Place Home Health Care News
Home health agencies ranked using Medicare’s 5-star system. Is it good for you?
The federal government released on Thursday a new five-star rating system for home health agencies, hoping to bring clarity to a fast-growing but fragmented corner of the medical industry where it’s often difficult to distinguish good from bad. (more…)
June 8, 2015by AgingOptionsAge In Place News
12 steps for improving neighborhood safety and increasing your chance of remaining in your current home
Seniors represent a relatively low victimized age group but they often exhibit the greatest fear of crime. Some of that fear arises from a deeper vulnerability to injury, some to physical ailments such as loss of hearing and/or eyesight as well as chronic conditions that can...