Fact vs. Fiction Archive

Fiction: If your parents want to age in place, their current home is the best option for them.

Fact: Even if living independently in a residential home is the plan, your parents' current home may prove too costly to maintain or impractical to modify as their needs change. See if they would consider looking for housing where upkeep is less burdensome and where the layout and amenities are more accommodating. Moving to a new home may not have been the plan, but staying in a house that is inaccessible can be even more problematic.

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