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Quiz: Will your home be right for you when you're 82?

Answer these 10 questions to get your personal "Home Readiness Results" and find out if your home is ready to age with you.

Home Your Own Way Executive Summary

As seniors age, "home" may look different depending on the situation – from staying in the current house or moving to a new community. Learn more about key findings from recent research by Home Instead, Inc. franchisor of the Home Instead® network.

Home: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Plan for Where You Want to Age

Research reveals that most seniors do want to age at home. Learn more about the issues of aging and what factors may help seniors decide whether to say in their longtime home or choose another place in which to age.

Slideshow: Top Five Aging in Place Home Pitfalls

Understand the common home pitfalls seniors may face as they age in place, and some ways to fix them to make home safer.

Is Multi-Generational Living for You?

Experts weigh in on considerations when determining whether families should live under one roof.

Top 10 Technologies and Products to Help You Stay Home

Understand top technologies and products that can help older adults live at home as they age.

Three Ways to Fund a Home Remodel

An expert weighs in on the top ways seniors could fund a home remodel in order to age in place longer.

5 Home Fixes Under $1,000

Discover inexpensive updates to help make a home safer for seniors.

Human Touch: The Role Companionship Plays in Aging at Home

Technology can be great, but companionship and human contact are important parts of healthy aging.

Safe at Home: Combine Design Sense with Common Sense

Discover the top home design styles and features that can help a senior age in place safely.

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  • Home Your Own Way℠ offers free resources to help people decide where it's best for them to age: their current home or another option. It can be a tough decision, and these tools are made to help seniors or their adult children start the discussion and begin planning. This program encourages families to learn more about:

    • How to know if your home is ready to age with you
    • What to consider if you stay in your home
    • Common home renovations for aging in place
    • Common home safety hazards
    • New technologies to help a senior stay at home
    • Conversation starters for older adults and their children

    The Home Your Own Way public education program was developed by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead® network.

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