It’s one of the most difficult things for adult children to witness: their parents getting older. When your mother or father reached a certain age, you may have started worrying about their safety. You may have started wondering if they had fallen and were unable to call for help. You kept thinking there had to…

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Being a family caregiver is difficult. Whether it’s for a disabled adult child, a spouse who recently suffered a major medical emergency or injuries in an accident, or an aging parent or grandparent, being a caregiver is tough. For an aging senior, assisted living is a great option to consider. You may have avoided the…

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We all have excuses. We make them constantly. Excuses are reasons why we don’t want to do something, wish to avoid certain environments, or maybe wishing to not get engaged in certain conversations. When it comes to the topic of assisted living, there are plenty of seniors who may not even want to talk about…

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Sometimes, families can be so concerned and worried about an aging loved one, like a parent or grandparent, that they assume they know what’s best for them. The topic of assisted living may come up, but perhaps that elderly person is so against the idea that they become somewhat belligerent and hostile. This can cause…

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Making any significant change in life is rarely ever easy. Even for those decisions that a person is excited about, change can be stressful. For an aging senior considering assisted living for their future, there are often many questions. It’s important to help the aging senior understand that this isn’t about reaching the end of…

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Most of your life you viewed your mother is a strong, independent woman. She raised you, supported you, and even long after high school and college was finished she was still there for you. Despite the mistakes and missteps you took, she never flinched in her support of you. Lately, though, you recognize the struggle…

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