Assuming you are, or will be, part of this 9 out of every ten of us who will resist the move to a retirement community, what can you do to make your current home safer and more convenient? What retirement planning steps do you need to budget for to be able to stay home for as long as possible?
Unless you have already made modifications to your home, or bought one with aging in place in mind, most houses need changes to make the space safe and accessible. Here are some of the important things to take care of:
This list is not exhaustive, but should give you a good start in deciding if you can make your house into your age-in-place home.