With the growing trend of Aging in Place and the rapidly increasing senior population in the United States, the need for in home services has never been greater. And with this need comes a plethora of opportunities. It’s simply economics: supply and demand.
Today’s seniors are more dynamic and independent than ever. According to AARP, more than 90% of seniors wish to stay in their homes as they age. But there are a wide range of services that seniors will need to be able to Age in Place, services that have in the past been provided in mostly in traditional assisted living and nursing home settings. But with advances in technology and increasing awareness of all that is available, many of these services can easily be provided at home.
A recent article in Next Avenue highlights a few key areas that offer tremendous opportunities for Aging in Place professionals, including transportation, technological support, and meal preparation.
The demand is swelling; but can the supply keep up?