” Top 7 Senior Living Fears of Boomers” -Senior Housing News

by Mary Kate Nelson

“The baby boomers are coming to senior living—worries and misconceptions in tow. Before moving in themselves, boomers will consider senior living for their parents, and newly released survey findings may help providers quell their fears.

seven fearsSource: Holiday Retirement

“For example: Even though 37% of baby boomers consider themselves highly or somewhat likely to move their aging loved ones into a senior living community, 70% have some level of concern that doing so would put their loved one’s independence at risk.

“This is according to the survey commissioned by Lake Oswego, Oregon-based Holiday Retirement, the largest independent living operator in the country. The survey identifies, among other things, baby boomers’ top seven concerns when considering whether to move aging loved ones into senior living. The survey, which polled 1,000 adults between the ages of 50 and 69, was conducted by ORC International between Sept. 9-13, 2015.”

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