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Want To Age At Home Someday? Take Action Now

There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home. If you’re old enough to remember watching the Wizard of Oz when it was only on television once a year, you remember that line.

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Despite Our Strong Desire to Age In Place Village Model Remains A Boutique Option

Twenty years ago, a group of pioneering older adults in Boston created an innovative organization for people committed to aging in place: Beacon Hill Village, an all-in-one social club, volunteer collective, activity center, peer-to-peer support group, and network for various services.

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Cohousing Communities Examine Shared Values, Relationships

Tensions were running high at PDX Commons, a cohousing community for adults 55 and older in Portland, Oregon. Several people wanted to keep visitors off-site until all 35 residents were vaccinated. Others wanted to open to family and friends for the first time in a year.

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Start Early To Get Your House Retirement-Ready

Many people want to remain in their homes after they retire rather than move to a senior living facility or community. Unfortunately, most homes aren’t set up to help us age safely and affordably.

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Older Adults Are Having Second Thoughts About Where to Live

Some older adults who planned to move to senior housing are now choosing to live independently rather than communally. Others wonder whether transferring to a setting where they can get more assistance might be the right call.

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Seniors In Continuing Care Communities Feel Shut In

With tight restrictions in place at their continuing care retirement community, Tom and Janice Showler are getting on each other’s nerves.

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