Older adults often prefer to stay in their homes, and there can be emotional, social, and economic benefits of doing so. These include a feeling of independence that homeownership brings, friendships with neighbors, and opportunities to remain active in one's community. Also, many older adults have paid off their mortgage and find staying in their home an affordable option.
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