No Spouse, No Kids: Preparing to Age Alone

According the American Association of Retired People (AARP), approximately 90 percent of people over the age of 65 prefer to remain at home for as long as possible. While living at home offers benefits to seniors’ emotional well-being, research reveals that a staggering number of seniors are living alone. According to a CDC report titled “Healthy Aging in Action” 1 out of 5 men and 1 out of 3 women aged 65 and above lived alone. The probability of senior aging alone increases with age, and the proportion of seniors living alone continues to rise as years go by. There [...]