Aging in place preserves seniors' independence, reduces care costs, researchers find

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 23:30 in Health & Medicine

America's 75 million aging adults soon will face decisions about where and how to live as they age. Current options for long-term care, including nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, are costly and require seniors to move from place to place. Researchers have found that a new strategy for long-term care called Aging in Place is less expensive, provides better health outcomes and enables older adults to remain in the same environment.

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