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What are different Aging Lifestyles?

Wisdom Area: Aging Lifestyles & Relationships

Our models of aging lifestyles are dramatically shifting. We are living longer and many of us are seeking new levels of engagement, activity and meaning. Staying creative appears to be an important part of a good quality of later life. Relationships with family, friends and an extended network are vital links to this creativity, yet relationship attachments, expectations & habits often lead to less flexibility and to becoming stuck in regimen.

Complete with all of the psychological & physical issues that can accompany such a picture, it remains a fact that the majority of older people today are simply living alone.

As the population grows AND ages, there is a great pressure on the society for senior housing. What kinds of different or alternative arrangements have you seen that might be useful to contemplate for our later years?

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