Shift to Multigenerational Living

Young adults who like being at home with their parents are now trend-setters. If the recent economic crisis has you looking at moving back home to live with family, you’re not alone. According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, from 2000 to 2007, there has been a 67% increase in the number of Americans who are living with an adult as head of their household. Adults, instead of moving out in their teens and twenties, are choosing to live at home or to rotate in and out well into their 30s. This emerging trend toward closeness between generations and the development of friendships between parents and their children creates opportunities for Eldering.