Other re­tire­ment liv­ing op­tions

The People's Friend Special - - HOBBIES -

Re­tire­ment liv­ing doesn’t have to be a choice be­tween cruise or care, ac­cord­ing to Jamie SmithThomp­son, man­ag­ing di­rec­tor at fi­nan­cial ad­vi­sor Porta­fina.

“Con­sider shar­ing a house with peo­ple of a sim­i­lar age. There has been a boom in houses in mul­ti­ple oc­cu­pa­tion, par­tic­u­larly among young pro­fes­sion­als. Why couldn’t this work for those who are re­tired?

“Do you re­ally need all that space now that the chil­dren have grown up and moved out? You’ll ben­e­fit from the so­cial perks and re­main­ing in­de­pen­dent, while still hav­ing sup­port around you.”

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