Blog Posts in Caregiver Resources Category
What is it really like to care for aging parents? Today's blog post.
What signs may signal your loved one needs more help? Answers with today's blog post.
The typical size of nursing home or assisted living community room is 200-350 sq. ft. Moving mom or dad from a 1,000 sq. ft. home into a room the fraction of the size comes with a lot of questions, and a lot of hard decisions.
The move is without doubt emotional. But re-defining home can make the transition easier for everyone involved. Here are our best tips for making a room a home.
The world of senior care is changing. Older adults are more involved than ever in making demands on how they want to spend their golden years. For most, this means living at home for as long as possible. But sometimes that level of independence isn’t possible. Chronic conditions, mobility issues and injuries force seniors to face the unthinkable - leaving their home for an institution.
Or so they think.
“I promised I’d never put Mom into a nursing home.” Sound familiar? Having the conversation with your parents about a new home is not easy. No one wants to put Mom into a nursing home but sometimes living independently is no longer safe. Health conditions, mobility changes, even a fall or injury sometimes means that a new home is the best option. Here are our experts' avice for having "the talk."