Bookmark These: Options, obstacles complicate seniors' housing
By Reid Kanaley
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) Finances for residential and health care arrangements for older people have become complex, even frightening. These sites give a look at options and how to pay for them.
—Finance for seniors. Seniorresource.com bills itself as a reference on "housing options and information for retirement, finance, insurance and care." Its finance page covers reverse mortgages, estate planning and related subjects. http://go.philly.com/elder2
In the same site's section on housing choices, more than a dozen options are covered, including staying where you are — a choice often now described as "aging in place." Other arrangements include shared housing, and something called "congregate housing," where people living in private apartments voluntarily share daily living activities. http://go.philly.com/elder3
—Homes for the aging.
—Sobering lesson. A 13-minute audiovisual presentation at the site of the
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