Many of us who deal with aging parents suffering from dementia have faced the difficulty of imparting to them bad news, or of trying to convince them to accept care that they need when they can no longer live independently. Sometimes, these conservations can become quite heated.Read More
There comes a time when many adult children realize that their aging parents are no longer able to take care of themselves. A lot of heartache and agonizing decision-making can result—especially when mom and dad are loath to admit that they need help.Read More
When you discuss your future care options with your family, you probably can’t help wondering if “independent living” is a misnomer. A potential move into a community setting from a home you’ve lived in so long can seem downright frightening.Read More
Nobody planned for your future care more than your mother, who devoted countless hours to making sure you were happy, healthy and comfortable. Now, as your mom ages, it’s your turn to help her plan for her future care. It is always difficult to tell what the future might bring for her, from dealing with doctors to moving to an assisted care facility, but you can assist her at every step along the way.