Downsizing is often the best option for seniors who want to cut costs or have medical problems requiring constant care. Selling their homes could provide them with additional funds to cover their retirement and other medical expenses.
Seniors are living longer than ever. Life expectancy has jumped by 10 years since 1960, and by 2060, it's expected to rise from 79 to 85. In the last 10 years, the senior population has increased by and it's expected to double from 49 million to 98 million by 2060.
Older adults who live with disabilities face unique challenges when it comes to finding an assisted living facility that will provide for their needs. However, they also have more resources and options for funding, payment assistance, and nearby facilities. Caring.comhas created an online directory to help seniors navigate assisted living facilities in California. To learn more:
Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. AARP has featured us, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the Internet.