Many older adults tend to be fiercely independent and dedicated to community and tradition. And it is these values that tend to make us want to age-in-place; staying in our current homes through dedication, and love for the homes that have given us years of shelter and have been a part of the family.
As a Senior Real Estate Specialist, I have the unique vantage from hearing from people that are ready to break free from the bonds with their current home and find a better abode. The common phrase that I hear that tries to describe this is “down-sizing.” But down-sizing doesn’t adequately describe what these folks are after; it’s not a change in size, it’s a change in design – a design that incorporates Universal Design.
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