As we age, should we stay in our own homes or is it time to move on?

What are our alternatives?

Watch the video overview above to learn more.

Through a series of short films and other information, the Staying Put or Moving On website helps people of all ages make informed decisions about their choices going forward.

Scroll down to see additional films.


How do we know when to stay in our own homes? Who will check on us to make sure we haven’t slipped on a loose rug or sunk into the despair of loneliness?

Here are some Staying Put films

Mike St. John Battalion Chief, Mill Valley CA Fire Dept

Emergency Preparedness

music in marin villages

Marin Villages

family eating dinner

Multi-Generational Living

woman in rural community

Community Connections


Should we move to shared housing, special retirement communities or any number of other options? What happens if we put off our decisions until it’s too late and someone else has to decide?  

Here are some Moving On films

Close up Daniel Burns & daughter holding hands

Moving Closer To Family

seniors about to have dinner in a cohousing situation

Senior Co-housing

senior coaching ball players

Senior Living Communities

senior woman at home

Affordable Housing


Can we remain independent as we grow older? Will new technologies help us or isolate us further? What works, what doesn’t and why?

Here are some Insights and Ideas films 

elderly woman and public transportation

Staying Independent

senior woman talking about a neighbor

Hoarding Love

Dr. Andrew Scharlach

Deciding to Stay or Move

Katharina W. Dress

Elder Mediation