10 Questions to Ask Before Sharing Your Home With Aging Parents

Honest conversation is key to deciding whether it makes sense to have your parents move in with you.

Living with aging parents can help deepen your relationships, strengthen grandparent-grandkid bonds and offer peace of mind knowing your loved ones are well cared for. But opening up your home to your parents (or in-laws) isn’t always a sunny proposition. Personality conflicts, serious health needs and potential remodeling costs are important concerns to think through before you call that moving truck. If you’re facing a choice about whether to share your home with aging parents, these 10 questions are a good place to start.
 August 18, 2019
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