In the past,
senior citizens have almost been expected to downsize their home at one point
or another when it is time to move to a nursing home or an assisted living
facility. But in this day and age, this is no longer the only option available
to our seniors in Medina County! Let’s take a look at some of the previous and
newer trends taking place.
is when a household moves from their current home to a smaller space, whether
it’s a condo, apartment, assisted living facility, or house. This also
typically involves plenty of decluttering and purging of possessions from the
current home in order to fit all belongings into the new home in an organized,
minimal fashion. Downsizing is most common for seniors who are looking for
their permanent home where they can age peacefully without worrying about
multiple levels or too much stuff.
is a newer trend, and we’re seeing it more and more among senior citizens.
Instead of seniors selling their homes to move into an assisted facility,
right-sizing allows them to move into a newer space that better accommodates
their preferred lifestyle. This is different from downsizing because it does
not necessarily eliminate space or belongings. Instead, right-sizing can also
help seniors focus on their financial plans and wellbeing.
Right for You?
really depends on YOU. Factors such as your overall health and medical needs,
activity level, financial stability, and preferred lifestyle must be taken into
account when making this decision. Downsizing is still an excellent option for
seniors looking for a smaller, more economical space to age. Right-sizing
provides a great new choice for seniors who still want to live life how they
desire with just a few alterations.
you decide, I can help you do it. As your Senior Real Estate Specialist®, I am
experienced and trained specifically to help senior citizens in Medina County
make their next move.