Aging in place is a term that describes when a person decides to spend their elder years at home instead of at a nursing home or other elder care facility. Granny flats offer many benefits to those wishing to age in place.
For those who have aging and elderly parents that require constant care and attention granny flats provide the right solution. You are provided with a lot of choices for granny flat construction and you can always choose to make a few enhancements specific to the elders’ needs to make the final design a good fit. One of the biggest advantages is the convenience of having an elderly parent live on you property so you can check on them whenever you want. This makes it easier to take care of them when they need it most. If the parent has any physical disability, greater assistance can be provided, such as running errands for them or accompanying them to their doctor’s appointment.
You may not feel that they are imposing too much on you or your family due to the personal independence having their own living space provides them. This privacy is good for them as they can have a lot of private and quiet time for themselves without someone looking over their shoulder all the time. This is particularly useful for those aging persons who might feel self conscience in front of their children or their families because of certain medical issues or diminished physical condition.
It can be easier to promote family harmony when your elderly parents are living in granny flats. These small dwellings provide adequate amount of distance to all family members and helps to improve family ties. Call HK Construction for more information and a risk free granny flat construction estimate.