Remodeling your home to make room for aging parents is a growing trend among Baby Boomers. Those born at the end of the era, in the early 1960’s, are finding themselves taking on the responsibility of either caring for parents who no longer can navigate their forever home or helping them downsize to a more manageable townhouse or condo. In many cases, the most sensible solution is to sell their house, and add an extension to the home of the family that takes responsibility for the aged loved ones. As unnerving as home improvement can be, the results usually bring the satisfaction that solves the problem in a way that all family members agree with.
Some families have way more fun that they thought they would. They bond with their parents, and grandparents exert much needed influence over grandchildren they might have seen only at Thanksgiving or summer break. One … Read More