Aging in place: isn´t it just normal that an adult want to be independent?
Leading experts in the field – AARP, the CDC, and the National Institute on Aging – have all told us that 90% of people have expressed the desire to age in place. This high percentage may not be a total surprise. As discussed in a previous post, the comforts of the home are important to all of us. But, what does it mean to age in place? And how does it work for our oldest of adults?
In the coming weeks, I will explore the variety of needs and services available in a community. Each week will focus on 1 of 4 topics medical care, the interior and affordability of a home, access to transportation, and the importance of recreational activities and community involvement.
But, before we do it is important to discuss what is aging in place and why people are choosing it!
What is Aging in…
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