Complaining is easy. People complain all the time. Many people complain and don’t even realize they’re doing it. It becomes habit. Maybe your mother has never been like that. Perhaps she has put up with a lot in her life, dealt with many challenging circumstances that would have troubled other people, and would never have thought about complaining. Your mother may have been one of those people that saw the blessings in everything. That is a wonderful characteristic and trait to have. But whether that was her life before or she was always one to complain, she may be complaining about this new assisted living environment she finds herself in.
Making a move to assisted living is a wonderful plan for an aging senior who may need extra support as they move through life. Just because this might be an anticipated move, something the elderly loved one in your life is looking forward to, that doesn’t mean the actual move will be easy, or smooth.