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Older People Fret Less About Aging In Place

Aging in one’s own home, or with family or a close friend, is a widely held aspiration, with 88 percent of adults 50 and older saying it’s their goal in an earlier AP-NORC poll. 

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Most Of Us Want To Age In Place But We Aren’t Prepared

The vast majority of people over 50 say it’s important to age in place, that they keep living in their current homes for as long as possible.

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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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Chris and Dennis Cavner of Austin, Texas, stand in the sunken living area of the 1974 single-story home they bought in February. In the remodel, the Cavners are raising and leveling the floor for easier aging in place without steps. (Sharon Jayson for Kaiser Health News)

Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap

Dennis and Chris Cavner, in their early 70s, are preparing to move less than two blocks away into a 2,720-square-foot, ranch-style house they bought this year.

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6 Reasons Your Bathroom Needs A High-Tech Boost

As technology becomes more integrated into your everyday life, you’ll find you need to add it to every room in your house.

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Bathroom with accessories to help with washing and using the toilet. Bathroom in a care home in England

Aging In Place: There’s Devices, Helpers, But Unmet Needs Common

For older adults and their families, the report is a reminder of the need to plan ahead for changing capacities.

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