As we get older our health needs change and as our health needs change, we may need to modify our homes to keep living there. This article by Nancy Kupka, PhD RN, with Walgreens, outlines five hidden costs that you may encounter if you’re a senior and you want to stay in your current home as long as possible.
I know a lot of us never think it will happen to us, but you never know when your health will change. In some areas there are programs to help seniors modify their homes as their health needs change. Where I live there is a long waiting list for a nursing home bed unless you are in crisis. Well, who wants to be in crisis to get into a long term care facility?