Links for “Where Shall I Live When I Retire?”

Chapter 2 

The National Council on Aging’s Economic Checkup calculator

Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES).

AARP rent or buy financial

The Federal Trade Commission on reverse mortgages

National Council on Aging Benefits Checkup.

Another benefits checkup is

HUD links to various local home-buying programs on rental agreements.

Roommate match sites:


Chapter 3

Center for Universal Design, North Carolina State University

National Association of Home Builders CAPS – Certified Aging in Place Specialists.

NAHB checklist for aging in place renovations at

Aging in Place

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging locator.

 Chapter 4

The Aging in Place Technology website

Ratings of places to retire

Full report at


AARP age-friendly communities

The World Health Organization’s Age-Friendly Cities Communities Program

US State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs. Passport, visa and international travel information  Also, Smart Traveler Enrollment Program.  Register your trip with the nearest US embassy or consulate.

International Living:  A blog with multiple writers providing information about relocating abroad.

Live and invest overseas

Voluntourism. org also and

Peace Corps

Chapter 5

Professional Organizers NAPO National Association of Productivity and Professional Organizers.

National Association of Senior Move Managers.

Chapter 6

Cohousing Association of the United States

National Shared

Tiny houses

AARP CCRC checklist

AARP directory senior housing

CARF, The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Chapter 7

Village to Village Network

Area Agencies on Aging

Eldercare Locator

Aging Life Care – Geriatric care managers

Federal Wage and Hour Fact Sheets 79 B and 79A  and

Medicare-certified home health aide agencies.

The Family Caregiver Alliance  and

Medicare check list

 Chapter 8

Screening instruments for ADLs and IADLs: \

AARP checklist for assisted living facilities

Nursing home regulations

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Medicare lists and ratings of nursing homes

CarePathways nursing home checklist

Nursing home costs 

Green House Project

Memory Care 

Other helpful websites