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5 Design Ideas for More Harmonious Multigenerational Living

The pandemic saw many American families with adult children share space temporarily, but the trend toward multigenerational living is here to stay. According to the Pew Research Institute, the number of cross-generational households in the United States has grown four times over since the 1970s. And in 2021, 18% of the population was living in a home with family members spanning generations. As a result, many architects have turned their attention to creating well-designed accessory dwelling units (ADUs) for backyards in low-density areas across the country to accommodate this new living reality.

Constructing an entirely new structure

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Pottery Barn’s New Accessible Home Line Includes ADA-Compliant Furniture

From the dining room to the bedroom, small home upgrades can make a tremendous difference to those living with a disability. One in seven adults has a mobility impairment — and two in five adults over the age of 65, according to the CDC.

Pottery Barn is reimagining its best-selling home collections to be more accessible to those with mobility challenges. On Friday, the home brand launched its new Accessible Home Collection, which features thoughtfully designed furniture for those living with disabilities or injuries, as well as the aging-in-place community.

Often times, compliant home products like grab bars,

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