International human rights law recognizes the right of everyone to an adequate standard of living, including adequate housing. The importance of having a home that is appropriate to each person’s circumstances becomes more apparent as we age, as our needs change, as we may have problems with mobility, vision, hearing, or even memory. The adaptation of the house is very important for the safety and well-being of older people, as it allows them to live independently longer, feel safer and avoid accidents.
How and where do you live now? Is this the right place for you in later
life? Can you afford it? Is the effort for household and possibly garden
well feasible? How is the infrastructure, do you always need a car or
is there public transport? Are there shopping facilities, doctors and
also leisure facilities nearby? Many questions, many options, let´s get some more information:
Where do you live now, how flexible are you in relation to moving, what adjustments might be needed – let´s reflect on your housing situation!
And what´s next – depending on the result of your self-assessment we make some plans for your future living situation.