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

What are our alternatives?

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Staying Put or Moving On website contains a series of short films and other information about housing and community which seeks to find answers to these questions for the oldest and largest population bulge in human history.

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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?


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?  


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