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Top Five Reasons Seniors May Need to Leave Home

Survey data sheds light on why homeowners may decide they cannot live independently anymore.

Taking Home With You: Rightsizing Doesn't Have to be Painful

Moving can be difficult for some older adults because of the emotional connection people form with their homes and the memories it can hold. Discover strategies to make the transition easier.

7 Places Seniors Can Call Home

From staying at home to a village concept, today’s seniors have many options for aging in style.

The Evolutions of Aging in Place

Aging in place has evolved over the years thanks to the growth of the home care industry. Learn more about the different types of home care and the care continuum.

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

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

Home: Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Canada)

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 (Canada)

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? (Canada)

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

Top 10 Technologies and Products to Help You Stay Home (Canada)

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

Two Ways to Fund a Home Remodel (Canada)

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

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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 Senior Care® network.

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