The Royal LePage report on essential home features for Canadians planning to age in place includes insights from experts across the country into the most important features and considerations for older Canadians who wish to remain in their homes longer.
Key highlights from the national release include:
- 43% of survey respondents say a fully-equipped main-floor living space is essential for seniors planning to age in place.
- 42% of respondents say a front and rear entrance with no steps and a walk-in tub are essential.
- Almost all Royal LePage experts surveyed (94%) say purchasing a home close to family is top of mind for this buyer demographic.
- Canadians are more concerned about the high financial cost of living in senior care facilities than safety, experts say.
Read the full press release here.