Age-Friendly Retiring at Home
Older Adults and boomers are asking REALTORS® about how to maximize their homes and decor for long term use.
It's not news. The "Lucky Few" (1929-1945) & "Baby Boomers" (1946-1964) are retiring. Older adults also are doing so with a new vision of aging- a perspective that includes lovely alternative living arrangements and lifestyle conveniences and an over-arching a sense of beauty and well-being. But how is this being accomplished? And what are the questions boomers ask along the way? Read about this in the following question and answer report.
Age-Friendly Retiring at Home -Frequently Asked Questions
Retiring FAQs Question 1 -
a) Is it true that older adults, seniors and boomers are setting a trend in remodeling? And, b) if a decision is made to sell a home, what remodeling projects might top the list?
Answer: a) Yes! True indeed. Older adults, seniors and boomers are setting a trend in how homes can be sustainable, regardless of age. In fact, the Joint Center for Housing Studies- Harvard University found that there has been a surge in remodeling expenditures in which boomers in particular spent freely on remodeling projects.
As an example, the home pictured in the photo above has many universal design features and benefits. Adopting universal design elements and concepts can help to make a home a sustainable adventure over a lifetime regardless of the age of the people who live there.
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