According to U.S. census data, there are approximately 160,000 households in New Jersey that have 3 or more family generations living together. The key to a successful melding of families according to author Sharon Niederhaus in “Together Again: A Creative Guide To Successful Multigenerational Living” is attaining
“proximity with privacy.”
An elderly parent does not necessarily need an entire apartment. A home with bedrooms on separate floors or a walk- out basement with a separate entrance can suffice.
Allowing elderly parents to age in place is becoming more and more popular. Critical things to look for when purchasing a “multi-generational home include few steps to enter the house, a private suite on the main level which can accommodate a “handicapped” bathroom with shower and separate thermostats.
Currently we have a few homes listed with V and N Group llc which can be easily altered to fit this “model.” Check out 554 South Forest Drive on a 100 x 120 property.