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Millions of older adults are “house rich but cash poor.” They own their homes, but don’t have enough income to make ends meet. We help seniors explore how to use their home equity wisely.

Use Your Home to Stay at Home©

Want to stay in your home as you age? Explore your options with our free guide.

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NCOA and Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Help Seniors Navigate Housing Options

NCOA has received a $100,000 contribution from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation in support of homeownership education for senior citizens. The effort will help struggling older adults navigate their housing options via a new financial education module, Your Home as a Strategic Asset.

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Seniors: Weigh Your Community Living Options

When weighing your housing choices as you age, it is important to consider your community as well as your dwelling. Ask yourself the following questions to see if some of today’s new residential options are a good fit for your personal situation.

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Webinar: Helping Older Adults Stay at Home

Most older adults want to stay in their own homes for as long as possible. But rising costs and aging homes may make it difficult to age in place. What resources are there to help?

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Reverse Mortgage Booklet Now Available in Spanish

NCOA’s Use Your Home to Stay at Home™, the official reverse mortgage consumer booklet approved by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, is now available in Spanish.

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8 Myths about Reverse Mortgages

Have you heard about reverse mortgages, but aren’t quite sure if they’re legitimate or a scam? Reverse mortgages can be a useful financial tool for older homeowners, but they’re not for everyone. Before considering one of these loans, it pays to know the myths and facts.

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Download our free consumer booklet to explore how you can tap into your home equity to stay at home longer. Also in Spanish.

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