Considering a move? This easy-to-use guide helps you make the best choice for you, whatever stage you are in. Should you stay put? Would a few inexpensive renovations make your home the home of a lifetime? If you need a little help at home, where can you find it? Or should you move? And if so, where? And how to pay for it all? Topics covered include: - Fitting your home to your needs - Downsizing to rental apartments, condos, and coops - Choosing independent living and active adult communities - Finding quality assisted living and memory care - Getting the best nursing care - Buying second homes - Deciding whether timeshares are worth it - Moving abroad The authors, experts in the field who also have a broad range of personal experience, provide checklists in each chapter to help you discern your next steps and walk you gently through the process.
Sally Balch Hurme has led the national conversation on many issues critical to older people and their families. During her almost 25 years with AARP, she advocated on a wide range of issues, including consumer fraud, elder abuse, surrogate decision making, advance care planning, and financial security. Lawrence A. Frolik is Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.