After raising kids in the family home and living there for decades, it may be hard for aging adults to consider a life anywhere else. When debilitating illness or a terminal condition requires advanced care, options are limited. But for the senior who moves by choice, that next step can provide a wider variety of living options. When should we be making that decision, and what should we look for when we plan for that next phase of our lives?
This week on Take Care, Barbara Dopyera Daley, a social gerontologist and elder life advocate in Syracuse, explains a variety of housing options for seniors. Daley holds a master's degree in gerontology and public policy and consults with organizations, individuals and their families on issues related to care and aging.
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