When Grandma Comes to Stay.

August 22nd, 2017

More and more family homes are becoming intergenerational. That’s a fancy way of saying that grandma and/or grandpa are moving in and planning to stay.

The traditional idea of a mother-in-law suite is expanding with some families building separate cottages, others converting garages, and some opting to build a new home, complete with a separate space designed to make life easier for an elderly resident. From kitchens and baths offering easy accessibility and safety, to wider hallways, separate zoned systems for heating or cooling, personal alarm systems, and furniture that soothes those little aches and pains, there are so many ways to make the ones you love feel welcome and perfectly at home, in your home. To see the latest trends and ideas in in-law suites, check out this page on Pinterest.

If you’re concerned about the cost of creating a space for the in-laws, here’s good news. According to this article in the Wall Street Journal, an in-law apartment could boost your home’s value!

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