Multi-generational Living

A household in which more than one generation shares living space.

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  • Eleven years have passed since my parents first moved in with me. What I didn’t anticipate was that opening up my home to my parents would, in a sense, shut the door to my own refuge.

  • Moving an aging parent in with you can be complicated. A realistic approach toward multi-generational living will help you determine how living with an elder will affect the entire family dynamic.

  • Since my husband's hospitalization, the amount of care he requires has become overwhelming. Providing home care myself is no longer a viable option, and deciding what path to pursue next was one of the hardest decisions I've ever had to make.

  • Common criticisms of adult day care stem from misdirected comparisons to babysitting and institutional care. Most modern senior centers are working to dispel these myths by refining their services and encouraging seniors’ independence.

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