Univerity of Queensland psychology honors student Emma Tarrant is conducting research to investigate “the attitudes and perceptions of the parents of adult children who still live at home.” Her goal is to determine how Australian parents are dealing with the fact that their children are staying at home longer, and whether they would benefit from additional support. You can read more about the study, and find a link to complete the short online survey, on the University of Queensland website here.
Older adult children coming home again
This new article points to the rising number of adult "children" in their 40s and 50s moving back home when life throws them a challenge. Kim Foss Erickson, a financial planner in Roseville, California, north…
Adult children living at home for longer
On Wednesday, Statistics Canada reported four million people aged 20 to 29 in Canada or 44 per cent lived with their parents, an almost three point jump from 2001.
Not just adult children moving home
New research shows that in the United States, it's not just adult children moving back into their parents' homes. In fact, families are "doubling up" in all kinds of ways -- to the tune of…