Gary Engelhardt (Syracuse) and colleagues find senior homeowners face fewer impediments to good health than renters

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In a recent study using HRS data, Gary Engelhardt, Michael Eriksen, and Nadia Greenhalgh-Stanley find that home ownership confers more financial security and fewer impediments to good health among seniors than does renting. Among other benefits, owning a home is associated with a greater tendency to age in place.

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"New Study Ties Housing Wealth to Aging in Place" - Senior Housing News. 11/26/2013.

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