Aging in Place – Downsizing to a Smaller Home

Andres Abraham

Date(s) - 06/17/2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The family home often is usually just that – a home that served a husband and wife when they were raising children. As couples grow older and children leave home, the large family home may no longer be needed. However, the conflict often exists around sentiment, a house that is owned free and clear, and a lack of economic security to continue to maintain the home. The issues associated with downsizing, finding a smaller home with less maintenance and costs will be discussed.

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Eileen Doherty, MS

Eileen Doherty, MS is the Executive Director of the Colorado Gerontological Society.  Her areas of expertise include management and administration of nonprofit organizations, education and training on issues related to older adults, advocacy and policy development on senior issues, and clinical practice in working with seniors and families to manage their lives in the later years. She has been the Director of the Society since 1982.  She teaches Nonprofit Management for Fort Hays State University.