The 5 Best Home Upgrades for Retirees

mature couple dancing in kitchen

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More than three-quarters of Americans age 50 or older want to retire in their current community, preferably in their current home, according to a recent AARP survey.

Staying could require homeowners to make some changes to maintain their quality of life, but many already are planning for that, too.

“Most adults age 18 and older (63 percent) own their own homes, but about one-third expect their homes to need major modifications to accommodate aging needs,” AARP finds.

Following are some practical upgrades to consider if you’re planning on aging in place.