Worldwide, multiple generations living under the same roof is the norm. These days, it’s becoming commonplace in America, as well.
Sixty-four million people, or 20% of the U.S. population, live with older loved ones. With the baby boomer generation rapidly aging, that number will only increase.
The reasons for choosing this route are many: Saving money, helping parents age safely, and warding off loneliness are just a few. Often, multigenerational living calls for a renovation. With the proper design, homes can serve their owners longer and can comfortably accommodate loved ones from other generations and life circumstances.
Here are some tips for adding functional, attractive renovations for multigenerational living circumstances:
Making Multigenerational Living Work