I’d like to see us commit as a nation to creating lifelong homes. Only 4 percent of the 65-plus population goes to a nursing home. Most are at home for a long, long time....
Aging in Place
The concept of allowing an older person to remain in the same place as their care needs change, rather than requiring a move to another type of facility. Aging in place is a desired goal of many older people, but current regulations in many states limit the types of services which can be provided in various facilities, necessitating a move. A Continuing Care Retirement Community may promote itself as a place where residents can age in place, but even these facilities will require residents to move to various buildings within the campus as their care needs change.