The death of a loved one is a difficult situation for anyone. Our reaction to that loss can be influenced by multiple factors including how unexpected the loss is and how close we are to the deceased. While grief is often labeled as a “process” with a clear beginning and end, those who have experienced […]
Moving a loved one to a Nursing Home or Assisted Living community is a transition like no other. Caregivers experience guilt, anxiety, and fear. Preparing ahead of time helps you to relax, think positively and realize that senior living facilities and today’s healthy aging lifestyles are often life-changing – in excellent and healthy ways.
When visiting an aging parent at an assisted living facility, plan your visit. Time spent with family is essential for everyone. Engage in shared activities like memory building exercise games and puzzles. Here are some tips for meaningful visits for caregivers, children and their elderly parents.