Living with old people

Senior housing isn’t for everyone. In fact, most of the seniors I meet want to stay where they are. Several years my parents rejected any kind of senior housing

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because they did not want to live with old people. They were used to living in neighborhoods and condo complexes where there is a mix of young and old.

Senior housing comes in a couple of varieties. There is 55+ housing and there is 62+ housing. There could easily be a thirty or even forty year age range in 55+ housing but for some people living in a community like that isn’t a good fit.

Something to consider when contemplating a move to a senior community.

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