Priorities for relocating seniors

Healthcare, climate, taxes just tip of the iceberg

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Not all seniors want or are able to remain in the same house, especially after the loss of a spouse. While some do choose to stay and "age in place" alone, others opt to head to a community near an adult child. Many older folks want to remain independent and choose a small, single-family home, while others choose to try out an apartment. They often have specific issues and needs -- the same issues and needs baby boomers will face in a short few years. After living so many years in the same place, these decisions are huge. Some don't know where to start, and neither do their adult children. In an effort to provide information to help transition parents, here are some seemingly "older" questions to consider that might be as far away as tomorrow. The first, of course, is: Can you find mom or dad a home that will replace the present home at the same price? Housing What types of housing is available in the areas you are considering? What are the costs for...