Becoming a Multi-generational Household

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Growth of multi-generational housing has accelerated during the economic downturn.  This trend seems to be occurring because elderly parents can no longer safely live alone, but also because out-of-work adult children are unable to remain on their own as well.  Many families try their best to make it work by creating a well-appointed studio apartment in their garage or basement for the new “live-ins.”  Interestingly, however, this may be a trend that continues even beyond the economic downturn.

To learn more about this trend and how to cope if you are part of it, go here.

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