All in the Family: A Practical Guide to Successful Multigenerational Living

All in the Family: A Practical Guide to Successful Multigenerational Living

by Sharon Graham Niederhaus, John L. Graham


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As the nation reels from the impact of the Great Recession, many families are finding new ways to live together, including creating multigenerational households to save money and consolidate resources. Indeed, as the authors point out, the concept of nucl

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ISBN-13: 9781589798021
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date: 03/16/2013
Pages: 356
Sales rank: 662,855
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Sharon Graham Niederhaus completed her master's thesis at Stanford University on multigenerational living arrangements. A credentialed K–12 teacher, she has written numerous articles in educational journals and was inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame in San Mateo County, California, for her community-building work.

John L. Graham is professor emeritus of business at the Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. His previous books on consumer behavior and negotiation have been published in several languages in countries around the world.

Table of Contents

Part I. Seeing Your Future
Chapter 1: Dodging the Nursing Home
Chapter 2: Two Decades of Change for American Families Have Already Begun
Part II. The Benefits
Chapter 3: Why Living Together Again Makes Sense
Chapter 4: Stories about Caregiving Benefits for the Young and Old
Chapter 5: Stories about Grand Relationships
Part III. The Practicalities
Chapter 6: Deciding to Live Together
Chapter 7: Proximity and Privacy: Living Together in Helpful Ways
Chapter 8: Other Times, Other Places
Chapter 9: Designing and Remodeling Your Home for Privacy
Chapter 10: How to Find, Buy, or Build Housing
Chapter 11: Making Your Home Accessible to Seniors
Part IV. The Challenges
Chapter 12: Overcoming Cultural Stigmas: Four Curses and a Blessing
Chapter 13: Financial and Legal Considerations
Chapter 14: Making Agreements for Living Together

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