Aging in Place

Independent Living Is a Top Priority Among Today's Seniors

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 05.24.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

One of the most dramatic consequences of age-related deterioration is loss of independence, and it is more feared by seniors than almost any other outcome. For many, even an untimely death seems preferable to becoming beholden to others, according to surveys. "Aging in place," as it is now widely called, is particularly popular among seniors who cherish the lifestyle they have become accustomed to and wish to maintain for as long as possible.