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Living Longer, Living Better | Real Estate

‘Villages’ help seniors remain in their homes, communities

Nonprofit support groups in Boston and across the US offer services for seniors

Ten years ago, Susan McWhinney-Morse had no desire to leave her longtime Beacon Hill home and neighborhood just because she and her husband were retired and growing older.

The expectation then, as it is now, was that retired people sold their homes, then moved to Florida or some other retirement-like community where they would be surrounded by other senior residents.

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