We at CarePlus Home Health love the “aging in place” philosophy. From the familiarity and comfort to the proven health and financial 7 Keys to Growing Old in Your Own Home graphicbenefits, it is indisputable the ideal choice for those who have the opportunity. According to a recent report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Conference of State Legislatures almost 90% of people over 65 want to live in their home and community as long as possible. Here’s a great article with 7 Keys to Growing Old in Your Own Home. If you or your loved one would like to learn more or need help getting started, our caregivers are the absolute best in Maryland or Northern Virgina and we are here to help you.

Aging in place requires planning ahead.

Want to live in your home for the rest of your life? Boost your odds by “future-proofing” now. Older adults who are most likely to remain in their homes have successfully arranged their houses and lives in ways that maximize their ability to weather the physical and practical setbacks often associated with getting older — setbacks that can make living independently more challenging.

Here are seven ingredients you’ll want to have in place in order to age in place:

  1. A single-story floor plan – Sure you can get up and down stairs easily now…”

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