Elderly Parents Housing - Moved into the Same House/Duplex has Worked out Wonderfully.

by Peggy
(Lake Villa, IL Lake County)

We looked at over 100 houses to find the right one or one that we could make our own. We did know to make this arrangement work we both families needed to have our own independence, its has been 13 years now and it worked great. My brother was in need of 24 hour care and my mother was getting older, she needed help, we were a family of six with young children. We were both able to sell our houses and move into the perfect house for our situation, it was a real blessing.


Separate everything and private entrances, 1 acre of land, great schools, This home has worked perfectly, since then my brother has passed away, mom has moved closer to other family since she doesn't take care of brother anymore, and my kids are off to college. Family has changed but I will always be grateful to be there for my family and have found this home.

Click here to read or post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Elderly Parents Housing Options.


Home | Site Map | About | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclosure

© Copyright evSky Incorporated 2008-2017 | All Rights Reserved


Eldercare for

Aging Parents

Are you having a difficult time with being the "Caregiver" for Mom and Dad?

Click Here to Read What Others are Saying and Leave a Comment About Your Own Experiences....

Or Start your Own Discussion Page!

Recent Articles

  1. Cold and Self Absorbed Mother

    Aug 21, 17 09:59 AM

    My father was diagnosed with Parkinson's and was moved to a care home. Basically, my mother turned her back on my father and dumped any extra care giving

    Read More

  2. No one but me

    Aug 21, 17 09:58 AM

    Yeah, and what if there is simple no one else to help-no other family, friends, Not all of us have the financial means to hire help.. It sucks.... I

    Read More

  3. 70 year old caregiver left nothing in will

    Aug 15, 17 09:21 AM

    As a professional nurse,and new daughter-in-law at age 55, I thought inviting my new husband's mother to live with us would be a blessing. He was a widower

    Read More