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Aging in place

Living independently is here to stay. More than ever, elderly residents can prolong their much-desired independence with the help of home safety modifications. ‹Most Americans want to remain in their homes and communities as long as they can,ˆ says Dr. Marcia Ory, Director of the Program on Healthy Aging at Texas A&M. ‹With the help of environmental, technological and social supports, older adults can take a proactive approach to improving their health and living longer and more independent lives.ˆ