Home is where we express and evolve our identity.
Having control over our space gives us the ability to display who we are and show our personalities – these spaces express who we’ve been, who we are and who we may become. A good home also enables us to do the activities and hobbies that give us meaning and purpose.
Being able to invest in a home and community enables us to form stronger and more congruent identities. Without it, we can feel lost and like we don’t belong anywhere.
By looking through the eyes of older people, we have been able to see these big themes and in the context of their lives, see what it takes to build better outcomes at a systems level.