How about a "Granny Pod" in the backyard for aging parents with built in medical and security features? This is a newer way to have independence for parents or loved ones while keeping them close with ability to join in family functions.
For examples of granny pods features with prices and pictures from MedCottage take a look.
MedCottage has 3 models: 288 sq ft - 299 sq ft - 605 sq ft Electricity and water connected directly to homeowner's utilities A kitchen with a small refrigerator, microwave, and medication dispenser. Bedroom and additional accommodation for a caregiver's visit. The bathroom is handicapped accessible.
The alternative to a nursing home for aging parents is the medically enhanced granny pod or consider a home for sale with a guest house. For example of homes for sale with a guest house in Arizona, see the following:
Golf, sunsets, cacti, pool, and Mothers in Laws...what do they have in common? Well, a home including a casita or guest house for the entire family in the Phoenix Arizona metro area including Scottsdale Arizona sounds that is what! See Phoenix metro homes for sale with a guest house or Scottsdale homes with guest houses for sale with pictures, prices and map locations. Also see Scottsdale 5+ Bedroom homes for sale. Also check out Scottsdale waterfront homes for sale. There are many different types of home and price ranges to choose from.
Scottsdale homes with guest houses for sale like this with great views are more expensive but very nice
Scottsdale in the Phoenix metro area is the home of many resort hotels and one of America's favorite cities.
Phoenix Metro area homes with a guest house for sale, see link here for full page view with pictures
An alternative to a Granny Pod at your existing home? Find homes for sale in Arizona with a guest house. There almost 1,000 for sale from the $200s on up.
Check here to find homes for sale in Arizona with a guest house.
If you need a home with room for a granny pod or with an existing guest house or casita in my area of real estate in Arizona visit me at: Arizona Homes For Sale or Homes for sale in the Phoenix metro including Scottsdale.
If you are looking to move to Phoenix including Scottsdale or to buy a home in Arizona or sell a home in Arizona, contact Jeffrey Masich, Associate Broker and Realtor. I would be pleased to help you and look out for your best interests while finding you the right home at the right price!
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