2/6/2014 – Through a growing number of senior villages, aging in place becomes easier

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A generation or two ago, many Americans assumed that when they grew older and more frail, they would go to a nursing home or assisted-living facility. But aging looks different now, and along with embracing dating sites and Zumba classes, today’s older Americans — 88 percent of those 65 and up, according to a recent AARP study— prefer to stay in their residence for as long as possible.

They’re also more assertive about getting what they want, with increasing numbers embracing the grass-roots movement of senior villages.

Read the full article at The Washington Post.

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