Some retirement living seniors downgrade to a smaller living space when they're older. Others finally have the means to purchase their dream home.
According to BBC News, one woman has chosen to live in the same house for 96 years. Muriel Noyce, who recently celebrated her centennial birthday, moved to her Hampshire, England home when she was a child.
She has remained there ever since.
"Things have changed, you did not have to lock your front door in those days," she told the news source.
Some retirement living seniors decide to stay in the home they grew up in for sentimental reasons. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, many baby boomers who feel attached to their childhood home are taking part in this growing trend.
However, Noyce, who never married, didn't hesitate to reminisce about how her old town.
"When I was younger there was a butcher and a baker and a coal yard in the street, and they have all gone," she told the news source.