Assisted Living Facilities in Hollywood Park TX
No matter how long your mother has been calling her assisted living community home, she would still like to spend some quality time with you or even some other family members and friends as well. This summer you may have numerous plans to go away on vacation, spend time with your own friends, get things done around your house, garden, and so much more, but if you live close enough to your mother to take a day and visit with her, it’s a good idea to do so.
Ever since your mother finally agreed to move into this assisted living facility, you felt great relief. When she was at home, living alone, you worried about her safety and welfare. You took it upon yourself to care for her as much as you could, stopping by a few times a week.
Yet, when you weren’t there, you were thinking about how she may have fallen, what predicament she could’ve found herself in, and that caused too many sleepless nights. The first time you mentioned the prospect of assisted living, she might have shot it down completely without a second thought, but as time marched on, she began to consider the benefits.
Now she has made numerous friends, seems incredibly active, and is rarely around to take your call. That can certainly be a great sign and it may cause you to feel as though she doesn’t really need visitors like she used to.
It’s not true. Everyone benefits when family and friends take time out of their day to stop by or call.
You may talk to your mother frequently, but this summer could be a great opportunity to spend quality time with her, either at the assisted living facility or taking her somewhere she’s always wanted to go.
Perhaps your mother enjoys the beach and hasn’t been there in years. You could consider taking her for an afternoon.
Maybe she wants to visit an art gallery or museum. Perhaps she wants to visit an old home or neighborhood just to drive around and reminisce.
Or maybe she simply would love the company you could provide for her this summer.
It’s easy to get caught up in our own lives, especially during the summer months, but that’s when aging loved ones may love an unexpected visit. Your mother is safer, likely more comfortable and happier with all of these new friends in this new assisted living community, but nothing can replace family and quality time spent together.
For more information about Pipestone Place Assisted Living in San Antonio, TX or to take a tour, call today (210) 718-0211.