Retiree decides to retire to a Holiday Inn instead of nursing home to save costs

Betty Friedan agrees that age is not something to hold you from doing what you want. She said that it’s a new stage of strength and opportunity not lost youth.

One Texan took to Facebook to share his clever idea on cost-effective accommodation during the golden years.

No nursing home for us. We'll be checking into a Holiday Inn! With the average cost for a nursing home care around…

Gepostet von Terry Robison am Donnerstag, 7. Februar 2019

Like many older Americans, Terry Robinson clearly isn’t too thrilled with the prospect of a nursing home or retirement home for what are supposed to be his golden years. After all, many long-term care and senior housing options cost more than maintaining a large family home. According to Where You Live Matters, the median cost of assisted living across America, for example, is just over $4,000.

Of course, many of these facilities also have terrible reputations for elderly abuse, poor care and service, under-staffing, not maintaining amenities, underwhelming dietary departments, and imposing harsh regulations and rules on residents.