When do your parents require assisted living placement?
As adult children of aging parents, you are facing tough decisions on moving your parents from their home to an assisted living facility. Parents do not want to lose their freedom, or leave their home. Additionally, you may be hesitant about the choice of the assisted living facility. Is it a good fit for my parents? How will they be treated? Can we afford this facility? What happens if the money runs out? Are we responsible for their costs?
These are some indicators that your parent may need the additional services of an assisted living facility. Your parents are failing to take their medication, missing doctor visits, decrease in personal hygiene and personal care, their home is not being maintained or cleaned, diagnosis of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, etc.
Assisted living facilities provide seniors with options depending on their care and support required. A typical assisted living facility provides assistance to seniors with their daily activities, like meals, medications, bathing, dressing, and transportation. They are provided with a safe and secure environment. Therefore, it gives you peace of mind, and enhances your parent’s quality of life.
We at Senior Life Care Planning help seniors and their families find a suitable assisted living facility to meet their needs, requirements, budget and goals. Consequently, we can help you alleviate the fear of your parents and yourselves, with caring and compassionate professionals. It’s really important that you plan to take care of your parents. Therefore, the best way to prepare is to incorporate a LIFE CARE PLAN by Senior Life Care Planning. YOU ARE NOT ALONE!Tags: aging parents, assisted living facility, daily activities, placement, safe secure environment, senior life care planning