Aging Senior Roommates: Saving Money and Odd Couples
When Juanita Greenwood’s son and daughter-in-law asked her to help raise their new baby boy, Greenwood happily moved out of her affordable Arizona apartment into their spacious California home. Little did Greenwood know that 19 months later – at age 66 – she’d be scrambling to find another place to live.
“All of a sudden it was like ‘You need to move,’” recalls Greenwood.
Escalating tensions between Greenwood and her daughter-in-law – stressed with her first child and a 90-minute 4 a.m. commute – meant the cash-strapped Greenwood needed to find a cheap housing alternative. And fast.« Back