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Few can afford to age in place




The data is in and reveals that Increasingly older Americans are struggling to cover their housing expenses as the cost of everyday goods and services is 20% higher than it was in 2019. While the pace of inflation has slowed the new cost of living is further eroding the ability of older adults to age in place. 

In a recent MarketWatch column, Jessica Hall writes, “Most older adults


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