Good Reasons Why More Retirees Are Choosing to Rent, not Own

The benefits of home ownership have been emphasized so strongly through the years that few of us question the notion that it’s always better to buy a home than to rent one. But every so often a financial expert comes along who challenges that conventional wisdom. This recent article from the USNews website is a…

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Older Americans Face Tough Choices When Planning for Long-Term Care

We once heard someone say, “Growing old isn’t for sissies.” If you’re a regular listener to our AgingOptions radio program, or a regular reader of our blog, it won’t come as a surprise to you that aging Americans face some significant challenges when planning for their long-term care. Now this article that just appeared last…

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Shifting Trends: More Americans Choose Multigenerational Housing

There appears to be strong evidence that – in a reversal of a decades-old trend – an increasing number of Americans are choosing to live in multigenerational housing.  There’s “a growing change in the way Americans, including older people, are choosing to live,” according to this recent article from the New York Times.  Demographers have…

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Workplace Changes Mean Both Disruption and Opportunity for Boomers

Hey, all you baby boomers who are still actively engaged in the workforce: you think the last decade has brought an avalanche of change and disruption? Well, according to a newly-released workplace study, you haven’t seen anything yet. That’s the conclusion we drew as we read this article just published on the website NextAvenue. The…

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