The older we get the less likely we want to go through the hassle of selling our home and moving. It’s a lot of work and very disruptive and honestly, the majority of people over the age of 65 don’t want to do it. Senior citizens are reluctant to leave their friends, to get rid of possessions and say goodbye to a home they have lived and loved in for decades.
So why do seniors decide to leave it all behind and change their surroundings?
The City of Calgary conducted a survey and questioned a random sample of senior citizens to get the reasons behind their move. The goal was to help the city’s social services departments do some planning around senior housing and economic assistance programs. The results were very interesting.
Of the 500…