Both Bonnie and George Miller are 87 years old and happily entering their golden years, though Bonnie’s body begins to sag and George’s mind begins to slip. They are determined to function as normally as possible with mutual help, but of course his son Schön is worried about them.
The last thing Schön wanted for his parents was for them to end up in a nursing home, and that was absolutely the last thing he wanted for them. Things took a turn when Bonnie fell and broke her shoulder. It was then that they had no choice but to search for senior housing options.
Schon and his wife, Jeannie, began looking for a senior living home that offered an in-law suite option so they could all remain close by should something happen. Unfortunately, the two couldn’t find what they were looking for so they took matters into their own hands.
The couple decided to revamp their entire basement and turn it into their own version of a senior living home. They took down their basement wall, removed everything from the room, including their pool table and karaoke machine, and turned the room into a fully-functional senior living spot for his parents.
The couple took all of their material items out of the basement and the totally refurbished room actually looks very nice! When Bonnie and George walked into the basement and saw that it was now their space to live in, Bonnie understandably breaks down in tears. She is wheeled in her wheelchair around the suite, being shown all of the utilities and where everything is.
There is even a full bath and a living space area. The two are in complete shock that this new space is theirs and we bet Schon and his wife are even more at peace knowing Bonnie and George are so close to home.
Schon released a statement explaining the whole situation to several news outlets. The man deserves a son of the year award!
“When mom broke her shoulder falling, we started looking for a house that already had a finished mother-in-law suite. When we couldn’t find anything, we decided to blow a hole in the basement wall, get rid of our fun stuff like pool table, instruments, and karaoke area and move them in so we can take care of them.”
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