You might have been talking about various elder care options with your dad, and the best one is certainly an assisted living facility, but he is not interested. What can be done?
People who don’t have any prior experience with assisted living don’t think about it for themselves or even an aging parent or loved one until they are struggling with daily life.
If you want to help an aging parent or grandparent, aunt or uncle, sibling, or other family member or close friend with this transition for elderly care, let’s talk about a few tips that might help.
Even though the senior you love and support didn’t want to consider assisted living in the past, there are short-term options available.
Some seniors who move to assisted living finally get to explore things they had once dreamed of trying when they were children.
Some of the key benefits that assisted living offers elderly men and women are listed here. This isn’t an exhaustive list, but a few key topics that could convince somebody you love to look at it more closely.
When it comes to transitioning to assisted living, there are some things family and friends can do to make a difference. Let’s look at a few right now.
If you’re worried about your elderly parent and the medications they need to take, sit down and talk about assisted living as soon as you can. Here are some ways they help.
For a senior who is downsizing to transition to assisted living (a great elder care choice to make), that may be a difficult process. You can help by going through these things step-by-step and starting small.
Memory care assisted living is designed to help those with memory-related challenges, including Alzheimer’s. The staff will be well-versed and trained on how best to help those residents who struggle with their memory.