The Pros and Cons of Senior Home Sharing
The Care.com UK Team, January 12, 2022
Home sharing is gaining in popularity in recent years among seniors, largely due to the broadly increasing cost of living. The idea, which is by no means a new one, is that instead of living alone, moving in with family, or moving into a retirement home, seniors decide to live in a shared house with other occupants. These are often other seniors, though alternative arrangements also exist.
While it is still not as common as other methods of aging in place, there are some unique benefits that are worth considering. Of course, there are also drawbacks. This article examines some of the pros and cons of home sharing for seniors to help you determine if it is a good option for you or your loved one. Read in full…