]If you or a loved one is thinking about moving, you might be considering downsizing. Smaller homes are easier to live in and maintain. However, with a smaller home comes less space; you’ll need to decide what furniture and belongings to take with you or dispose of by donating, selling, or giving away.
For the first time in human history, we have a greater percentage of the global population over age 65 than under the age of 5. While life expectancy based on medical history has thus far been a primary factor in determining potential for longevity, as we move away from traditional institutional care into community/ home-based care, there will be more emphasis on the Five Pillars of Longevity, as they relate to long term care.
As you or a loved one get older, are you thinking about moving to a smaller home that’s easier to take care of and manage? You may find maintaining a large home and yard is challenging. However, the thought of selling, moving and buying a new home can seem overwhelming.
Although no one wants the time to come, it is important to recognize the signs that your aging parent may no longer be able to safely and independently live alone. This can be a very overwhelming realization for your family. Moving can be stressful for anyone; but making this transition from a long-time home into senior housing communities or an assisted living residences, is a life-changing experience. This dramatic life change can be hard for seniors as well as their family members.