Aging at Home

Most older adults—about 94 per- cent—want to stay at home as they age. But a new survey from the Home Instead Senior Care network shows many seniors are redefining what it means to age in place, revealing that one in four plan to move to a new home to accommodate their changing needs.

Among those who want to age in a new home, many older adults are searching for improved practicality—with top desired features, including single-floor living and easy or low cost of maintenance. For those who want to stay in their current homes, nearly two-thirds have given thought to age-friendly modifications, such as add- ing grab bars to bathrooms or other safety measures.

Read the entire story in the May/June 2019 issue of ONYX Magazine.

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