The ‘Granny Pod’: High-tech dwelling could change elder care
Viola Baez wouldn’t budge. Her daughter’s family had just invested about $125,000 in a new kind of home for her, a high-tech cottage that might revolutionize the way Americans care for their aging relatives. But Viola wouldn’t even step inside. She told her family she would rather continue living in the family’s dining room than move into the shed-size dwelling in the backyard.