In an ideal world, every older person would have the option to remain in their own home for as long as possible. This idea of 'aging in place' is becoming increasingly popular. More and more people are postponing retirement or are working past retirement age to continue their careers and provide financial stability for themselves and their families.
However, life isn't always ideal. Many people need residential aged care sooner than planned for various reasons.
When planning over 55 living, the general principle is that you should consider your long-term needs and comfort. There are numerous over 55 living options for senior adults. However, seniors are usually in a dilemma of whether to live at home or in specialised senior care facilities. Below is a comparative analysis of senior home care and specialised senior care facilities.
Home Senior Care
Home senior care is an arrangement where seniors live at home.