90% of older Americans want to stay in their homes as long as possible. For most, those homes represent their main financial asset. Many American homes are not equipped for older residents, and Boomers have a whole new set of expectations about mobility and flexibility in their living situations. A whole new frontier lies ahead reconciling our demographics with our housing market.

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The Options:

‘Aging in Community’‘Aging in Place’

Assisted Living


Continuing-Care Retirement Communities

Naturally Recurring Retirement Communities (NORCs)

Senior Villages

Skilled Nursing Facilities/Nursing Homes

Navigating the Options:

Home Modifications

Housing Transitions & Moves


Intergenerational Communication

Reverse Mortgages

Technology Frontiers

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See also: Legal & Financial Planning & Family & Community Support