Read this today - Generational Blessings (http://notquiteamishliving.com/2013/04/generational-blessings/).
I love the family culture of a multi-generational home life.
“Whenever I visit an Amish family, I’m taken with the generational living arrangements. At one home, the mother and father and children still living at home have the big house and one of the married sons and his young family live in the dawdi haus (grandfather house). At another, an older daughter and her family live in a house on the same property. And at another home, the elderly grandmother and grandfather live in the attached dawdi haus.” (quote from posted blog)