- technology (devices and sensors to connect the older adult with the outside world) - such as emergency response systems and tele-health.
- community resources - social support such as Senior Centers and Adult Day Care Centers.
- transportation for older people who can no longer drive
- modifying the home so that it is safer and more senior-friendly.
MetLife has also published a supplement to this report, called the "Aging in Place Workbook: Your Home as a Care Setting". This workbook has worksheets to help individuals and/or their caregivers to plan every aspect of "aging in place". This is an excellent planning tool and you can download it here.