May 26th, 2016 1:31 PM by Sharon Mason
Generations ago retirement looked like adult children checking their aging parents into quiet assisted living facilities. However, over the last decade, the view of retirement has considerably changed. Now more and more baby boomers and Arizona retirees are reinventing the idea of retirement. The aging population is more active, more empowered about their health care choices, and wanting different living accommodations to better suit their retirement needs. These changes have contributed to these top 3 senior housing trends for 2016.
2.) More Independence: More Arizona retirement
communities are embracing baby
boomers and retirees who can live
comfortably on their own. The housing market for older adults is gradually adapting to the need of younger retirees by providing self-governing living
facilities that encourage and celebrate independence.
3.) More Care: A recent AARP
study estimates that nearly ninety percent of people over age sixty-five want to stay in
their home for as long as possible. Because of this senior housing trend, there has been a development of more affordable-in-home care programs. There
has also been an increase in health technology from wearable medical alert
bracelets to health apps for smart phones to help make home care more viable
and manageable for Arizona seniors.
Some believe the older we get, the less influence we have but the senior housing trend among older Americans proves the opposite. Now more than ever, Arizona retirees, active adults and baby boomers are taking control of their quality of life and making their own choices for their retirement. If you are looking for an Arizona retirement community or looking to buy a home to enjoy your golden years, please contact Sharon Mason today!Your Arizona Retirement Expert,
Sharon Mason, Associate BrokerRE/MAX Professionals623-810-9988
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