The Morning Blend


Staying In Your Home Longer As You Age!

Posted at 7:37 PM, Sep 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-22 19:37:02-04

As uncertainty around the pandemic continues in Texas, staying safe in your home, particularly for seniors, has become even more important. According to a 2018 AARP survey, 77% of adults age 50 and older want to remain in their homes as they age, but fewer than 6 in 10 think that option will be open to them. Chronic diseases such as diabetes, COPD and heart disease can lead to a loss of independence and result in the need for institutional care or other long-term services and supports, according to the Centers for Disease Control.