Whether you’re in good health or dealing with a medical condition, do you have a plan of action if you suddenly needed help with your daily chores? For example, what if you fell and broke your hip and were unable to take care of yourself?
As you or a loved one get older, are you thinking about moving to a smaller home that’s easier to take care of and manage? You may find maintaining a large home and yard is challenging. However, the thought of selling, moving and buying a new home can seem overwhelming.
Although no one wants the time to come, it is important to recognize the signs that your aging parent may no longer be able to safely and independently live alone. This can be a very overwhelming realization for your family. Moving can be stressful for anyone; but making this transition from a long-time home into senior housing communities or an assisted living residences, is a life-changing experience. This dramatic life change can be hard for seniors as well as their family members.
Had her children checked just a little deeper, they would have found things to be amiss. Her personal bathroom looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in months, especially the toilet. Very little food is in the freezer or cabinets.