What was the last home upgrade you made?
Whether you’re planning for retirement or already in your golden years, chances are you’ve got some ideas on how to be financially prepared for this new stage of life. You’ve determined if your money-related strategies will generate enough income for you to enjoy your retirement years comfortably. You probably also did some research to figure out the best way to apply for Social Security benefits.
All of these are very important, and you should congratulate yourself for taking those steps!
Yet there’s another clever but less obvious strategy to consider when preparing for your golden years: turning your home into a suitable house for your old age.
A recent study discovered that 90% of adults who are nearing retirement plan on staying in their current homes as they age. Do you fall into this category?
While home upgrades can be pretty expensive, it’s important to understand that you can do them gradually until you’re satisfied with the result. In fact, if you postpone improving your home for retirement, chances are you may end up regretting not doing it when you had the chance.
But how exactly should you adjust your home for those years that are about to come? We’ve rounded up 10 home upgrades that will make your house a safer place to live during your retirement. Check this out!