aging in place
65% say aging in place is a goal of theirs. But only 33% believe they will.
Barriers to the perceived ability to age in place are both functional and emotional
NORCS - A new kind of older adult community: A NORC is a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community, abbreviated as NORC, is a building or neighborhood in which there are a substantial number of residents aged 60 years or older.
Researchers have referred to NORCs as “untapped resources to enable optimal aging at home,” with the potential to build social networks and integrate supportive community programs.
Aging in Place
by NYC Housing Preservation & Development
Aging in Place in America Research Report
by Fresenius Medical Care
Aging with Dignity: A Blueprint for Serving NYC’s Growing Senior Population by Office of the New York City Comptroller
2018 Home and Community Preferences: A National Survey of Adults Ages 18-Plus by AARP