This presentation discusses the meanings and experiences of home for owners of single-family detached houses in suburban neighbourhoods built between 1950 and 1970. Canadian Postwar suburbs are indeed aging, both physically and socially. A detailed analysis of the 1996 Census reveals that, in absolute numbers, there are more older people living in suburbs than in the central neighborhoods of Quebec City metropolitan area (Morin, Fortin & Després, 2000). The situation is even more critical in suburbs built between 1950 and 1970 in which nuclear family households are now in minority (33%) with the growing presence of one-person households and empty nesters. Even children are growing older; 40 percent are 18 years old or more. An important number of citizens who bought a house in these suburbs in the 50s and 60s are now reaching or approaching the age of retirement.