In this sentence:

Parents and children, under the age of 18, that live in the same residence

When punctuated this way, does the age restriction apply to both parents and children? I mean, obviously it doesn't in reality. I'm just wondering how to properly punctuate the sentence to reflect the actual policy.

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It would be cleaner to say:

Parents, and children under the age of 18 that live in the same residence[, ...]

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