multi-family households http://nhpr.org en One Roof, Three Generations, Many Decisions http://nhpr.org/post/one-roof-three-generations-many-decisions <em>Part of the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/150002308/family-matters">Family Matters series</a></em><p>The Great Recession slammed into all age groups, flattening the career dreams of young people and squeezing the retirement accounts of middle-aged savers. It financially crippled many elderly people who had thought they could stand on their own.<p>To cope with the hard times that began five years ago, millions of families pulled together — stacking two, three, even four generations on top of one another. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 04:02:00 +0000 Marilyn Geewax 3168 at http://nhpr.org One Roof, Three Generations, Many Decisions