Chapter 2
Where Do You Want to Live When You Grow Up?
In This Chapter
• Why home may not be as sweet as they say it is
• A primer on home health-care services
• The ABC of CCRCs and other care options
• A closer look at assisted living
Where do you want to live as you age? If your health declines? If your spouse passes away? Your finances can make these housing choices a reality—or a pipe dream. If you don’t know what your housing options and desires are, it’s tougher to do long-term care planning.
The best time to look into housing options is definitely before you need to, and probably before you want to. After all, who wants to consider the fact that one day keeping up a house and a yard may become too much? That climbing the stairs to a second-floor ...

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