According to an AARP study, almost 90% of aging people prefer to live at home, wanting to spend their lives uninterrupted in the homes and communities where they had children, made friends and have good roots. However, the homes in which they live may be more suitable for the younger version of themselves. Here are a some interesting insights into the condition of your current home, and how it can be prepared to be a better home for you when you are older. Read more here.
Senior housing is experiencing massive growth and evolution. Driving some of the more interesting issues and discussions is the technology accompanying this growth. Technology is helping older Americans stay active and healthy, and is changing as fast as any segment of the tech industry today. And while this tech is helping some Americans stay in their homes longer, it is also helping to open up the positive aspects of assisted living as well, and is actually making assisted living a preferred choice for some. Read more here.
Talking with anyone about their money is a conversation most people might choose to avoid. However, when considering how finances are maintained as you get older is a conversation that might have its time and place. Lack of preparation can not only complicate transfers of property and money, but may end up being extremely costly too. By discussing estate planning, you can ensure that your loved ones will enjoy the things you want them to have with the least amount of cost. Properly handling estate finances is not just for the wealthy. Read more here.