Aging in Place Checklist

This checklist contains features you may want to consider for your next new construction or renovation project. Even if you aren’t thinking about remodeling for aging or retirement, many of these features will make future accessibility modifications easier down the road. No matter where you are in your remodeling journey, it’s nice to know that…

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Single Level Living in Lilydale

This retired couple from St. Paul sold their two-story home and bought a 1980s condo in Lilydale, close to the kids and family. They wanted an open, accessible space where they could live “happily ever after” on one level. The new 8-foot opening allows people, light, and air to flow freely. Cooks and dishwashers can…

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Can multiple generations live together under one roof? Absolutely!

Are you thinking of inviting your parents to live with you? Maybe your adult children are planning to move home after graduation or while they’re between jobs. Families across Minnesota and the country are creating multigenerational households. Even before the 2020 pandemic and employment challenges, families were choosing to live together to save money, build…

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Designing Your Home for All Generations

Family Room

Are you thinking of inviting your aging parents to live with you? Perhaps your adult children have returned to the nest. You’re not alone. According to the Pew Research Center, 20 percent of the U.S. population—64 million—lived with multiple generations under one roof in 2016. Financial and healthcare factors are primary drivers. Families also are recognizing…

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