One-floor living helps seniors 'age in place'
Older adults are less likely to need to change residences if their homes have certain features, including no stairs, a new study found. “Most older adults do not want to move to a nursing home, and supporting older adults to age in the community has potential to improve quality of life and costs for care,” said lead study author Marianne Granbom of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and Lund University in Sweden.
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