The time comes in many adult children's lives when the roles become reversed, and it is suddenly the responsibility of the child to take care of their aging parents. However, more often then not, adult children are too overwhelmed with their own lives to take on this added responsibility, which is one reason why downsizing to an assisted living facility is such a popular option. Making the decision to move your parents into an assisted living facility or memory care facility is one of the most difficult ones a person can make, but by following these tips, you will be able to make the transition as painless as possible for all parties involved.
3 March 2016
Becoming someone's caregiver is one of the most difficult jobs you can have. About 65 million people in the United States are caregivers to someone who is chronically ill or disabled. If you are thinking about becoming someone's caregiver, here is some information you should know before you begin. You duties might change If you are preparing to care for someone who doesn't need much help, you need to understand that it might not stay that way.
3 March 2016
When the time comes to start talking about assisted living with your loved one, you may find that he or she is less receptive than you expected. The transition into an assisted living facility can be an emotional one, and if your family member has some reservations, it can be difficult to talk about. Helping him or her to understand the facts about those fears may make the transition easier. Here are a few of the most common concerns expressed when considering assisted living.
1 March 2016
When you go to visit a loved one in a retirement home, make sure you do everything you can to make the experience as enjoyable as possible. There are many times when someone living in a retirement home cannot get out and about as much as they would like because they do not have a car to drive or are simply not able to drive safely anymore. The following guide provides you with a few ways to make your next visit to a retirement home as enjoyable as possible.
22 February 2016