One of the major questions of growing older is, “where do I want to live as I age?” For many baby boomers, an important goal is staying independent as long as possible. Many in this generation desire to age in their homes and make their own choices as long as possible.
The 21st century is the age of living single.
Today, the number of single adults in the US — and many other nations around the world — is unprecedented.
And the numbers don't just say people are staying single longer before settling down.
A lack of social support is linked to poorer health outcomes in heart patients.
Loneliness is bad for the heart, based on a recent study that found heart patients who live alone and have no one to talk to had poorer outcomes than those with more social support.