9/17/2013 – Recommendation No. 1 for a Secure Retirement: "Age in Place"

“Aging in place” has been the focus of an occasional series from PBS NewsHour’s health unit. Ray Suarez reported on the village it takes to help seniors stay in their homes and lead active lives in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. And Hari Sreenivasan explored the efforts Age-Friendly New York has undertaken to support seniors — who now represent a bigger percentage of the city’s population than those under 18 — maintain their urban lifestyles.

Mandell acknowledges the psychological and health benefits of aging in a familiar place, but here he also explains the financial importance to owning a home in which you can age in place.

Read the full article at PBS News Hour.