The holiday season is typically the time when families and friends visit aging loved ones more than during the year. Frequently, this is also the time when they discover troubling changes in health, behavior or physical appearance of their elder loved one. Many will discover their aging loved one now needs more help or attention … Continue reading Is it Time for Help? Knowing When Your Aging Loved One Can’t Go it Alone Anymore
Making It Work: The Challenging World of Skilled Nursing Homes by Bunni Dybnis, MA, MFT, CMC I receive calls on a regular basis from individuals concerned with aging, ill or dependent adults. They want to find the best nursing home. The callers typically will request options from long list of skilled nursing options given to … Continue reading Making It Work: The Challenging World of Skilled Nursing Homes
Moving to a long-term care facility or nursing home can be a shock to an individual and to the family. And you’ve probably figured out how expensive it is. With questions ranging from cost to quality of care to food choices, you may feel overwhelmed or trapped. An Aging Life Care Professional™ can help you navigate the … Continue reading Moving to a Nursing Home: Making the Right Choice for Your Family
After making tough decisions and weeks of planning, your father is now living in a fantastic assisted living facility. You finally have a chance to catch your breath and focus on work. But don’t get too comfortable… I Just Moved my Parent to Assisted Living, Now I am All Set … Maybe by Suzanne Modigliani, … Continue reading Moving a Parent to Assisted Living
Whether your aging loved one comes to the decision themselves or if care needs make it a necessity,moving aging parents from their home is a difficult decision. An Aging Life Care Professional™ can help determine the best housing options and a professional move manager can help make the process easier. Moving Can Be a … Continue reading Tips for Moving Aging Parents
Moving to a long-term care facility or nursing home can be a shock to an individual and to the family. And you’ve probably figured out how expensive it is. With questions ranging from cost to quality of care to food choices, you may feel overwhelmed or trapped. An Aging Life Care Professional™ can help you … Continue reading Navigating Nursing Home Care
When a Santa Fe couple needed help finding the right assisted living community – and they didn’t want to burden their children – they turned to Aging Life Care Professionals™ for help. With one spouse needing more hands-on care and the other desiring more social interaction, it was important to find the right community to … Continue reading Avoid Caregiver Burden
The family had a great visit with Grandma over Thanksgiving. In fact, Grandma initiated the conversation about relocating to be closer to family. But what now? Grandma has so much “stuff” that there is no way it will fit in a small condo. Is it worth anything? Do we want it? These are common questions … Continue reading Downsizing: What Are We Going to do with All of Grandma’s Stuff?
How Aging Life Care Professionals™ Help Clients Discover Happiness and Quality of Life From offering dating advice to finding the right living facility, Aging Life Care Professionals™ help aging family members find quality of life during their later years. As Aging Life Care Associaiton™ Member Debbie Feldman, MSW, LCSW, CMC shares here, her work … Continue reading Do People Still Hold Hands?
Tips for Managing this Big Transition Without Guilt By Deborah Liss Fins, MSSW, LICSW, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy The decision to move your aging parent into a nursing home can be one of the most difficult you’ll ever face. Plenty of guilt. Will he feel comfortable? … Continue reading How to Ease Your Loved One’s Move to a Nursing Home