THINKING ABOUT AGING IN PLACE

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The earlier you start planning, the more prepared you will be to respond to changes that may occur as you age such as changes in your health, mobility or social connections. To successfully plan ahead, you need to start thinking about how you want to live as you age and what steps you need to take to achieve that lifestyle. When planning, you should also consider the unexpected. This includes planning for what you would do if you had a sudden onset of a chronic illness, developed a disability or had a change in resources. Making choices now will give you greater control over your independence, quality of life and dignity. This guide addresses some things to consider when planning for aging in place:

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