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Americans Over 50 Want to ‘Age in Place’ at Home, But Many Aren’t Prepared: Poll

May 11, 2022

From the Health Day website

The vast majority of aging Americans want to stay in their homes and live independently for as long as possible, but many haven’t considered what needs to be done to achieve “aging in place,” a new poll reveals.

Nearly 9 in 10 Americans (88%) between 50 and 80 years of age said it’s important to remain in their homes as they grow older, the latest University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging found.

But nearly half (47%) admitted they’d given little or no thought to the steps they’d need to take so they could remain safely and comfortably at home in their old age.

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