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Subject:  Re: Poll: Where to live Date:  7/19/2013  2:33 PM
Author:  CABob Number:  18496 of 21783

There are too many variables to be able to answer the poll. A lot would depend on age, health, current living accommodations, etc. Even the cardboard box might appeal to some if the view was good.
Shortly after my father passed, my mother moved to an assisted living facility at age 70 and enjoyed it for 20 years. Some people thrive on such facilities.
OTOH my MIL is 90 living independently in an apartment and “knows” she would not be happy with assisted living although I believe she would grow to appreciate it and her health condition may make it necessary.
Those that currently live in a single family home may find it difficult to adjust to a condo, apartment, or retirement housing. Those currently living in a condo or apartment might find the transition to retirement housing somewhat easier.
I think there is a level of comfort in a facility that has independent living, assisted living, and nursing facilities where one can transition from one to another as needed.

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