This section will help you to gather information for housing planning. Housing is a critical part of long-term care because it defines the kind of services you will need in your long-term care plan and how they will be provided. One of the biggest decisions you will make is whether you will stay in your home and age in place, or move to another type of housing.
Most of want to stay where we are and age in place. There are many ways you can make sure you can stay at home safely and still get the supports you need.
While we may want to stay where we are, there comes a time when we may need to move. It is often difficult to leave a familiar place. There are other factors that may make this decision work for you. Find out reasons why downsizing or moving to housing with services may be a good option for you.