Follow
Share

While I don't feel guilty for placing her there, I'm extremely sad to see her in such a state. When she was in her home, she just sat in front of the window all day, lonely, bored, and often afraid (sundowning). She doesn't do well on anti-depressants, but dr ok'd anti-anxiety med as needed. I've heard she has occasional times of singing and dancing for the other residents, she "seems" to save her angry outbursts, swearing, crying, & despondency just for me! Not exactly wanting to go back, but of course I will...hoping to see a change soon. Am I alone in feeling this way?

This discussion has been closed for comment. Start a New Discussion.
Find Care & Housing
CajeanL50,

Check out these articles written by our experts and editors for senior living adjustment. They should be able to give you great insight and ideas. Best of Luck!

"Instant Friends" Ease Transition to Senior Living Communities
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/assisted-living-ease-transition-with-friends-152710.htm

How Involved Should Family Be When Elders Live in a Facility?
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/family-involvement-senior-living-facility-152579.htm

Parents Need Time to Adjust to Life at Retirement Homes
https://www.agingcare.com/articles/adjust-to-senior-living-facility-152709.htm
(0)
Report

Subscribe to
Our Newsletter