When moving an aging loved one to a nursing home, it is difficult to determine which belongings they should bring, which ones they must purge and what you are willing to keep. Use this guide to prepare for the transition.
I'm sure you've heard that soldiers in the field resist becoming close to their buddies, the reason being that they either rotate out or worse, become KIA's. Living in a 55+ community has the same pitfalls.
Purging personal belongings is not always a simple task, so do your best to understand how emotionally challenging this process can be. Keep these strategies in mind to make downsizing a more positive experience.
The conversation about moving to a retirement community or an assisted living facility doesn’t have to be difficult or emotionally charged. Use these tips to encourage a healthy discussion before a crisis arises.
It can take a few weeks for a new resident to adapt to their surroundings, meet neighbors and staff, and personalize their living space. Use these strategies both before and after the big move to make sure this transition goes smoothly for everyone.
Moving to senior living can be a tough transition. Caregivers often find their once-social parents are isolating themselves, not joining in activities and isolating from other residents. Here are some ways to help make the social transition to senior living.
Selling a home if a parent has Alzheimer's can an issue. Elder law attorneys say the sale of a parent's home is an issue they receive inquiries about daily. Here's what caregivers need to know before trying to sell their parent's house.
Moving an elderly parent into assisted living or a nursing home is a hard transition for both the caregiver and the senior. Leaving the home where an aging parent spent a lifetime is both physically and emotionally challenging for the whole family.
Whether your loved one goes into an assisted living facility willingly or needs some encouragement, adjusting can be a challenge. Work as a team with your family and the staff to promote a smooth and comfortable move.