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Home-Modification Bill Could Help Adults Age in Place

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A bill introduced in Congress in May would assist seniors in paying for home modifications that would make their houses more accessible and livable as they age. The Home Modification for Accessibility Act, sponsored by Reps. Charlie Crist and Thomas Suozzi is now in the House Ways and Means Committee. If approved, it would allow seniors who want to make aging-in-place upgrades in their homes to deduct the expenses of such upgrades from their income taxes or pay for the improvements out of their retirement funds without penalty. Rep. Crist said in a statement that many homes don’t have these…

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Independent Living for Those 65 and Over – How It’s Done in 2019

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Did you know that the number of American seniors is expected to pass seventy million by 2030? These people – ages 65 and over – are increasingly focused on living independently and enjoying their lives in their golden years. However, there are unique challenges to independence that make this goal difficult for many older Americans.  Here are a few tips for living independently after the age of 65 in America:  Modify Your Home  If you choose to remain in your home as you age, you may encounter some difficulties that did not exist before. These difficulties can make life harder…

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