Category Archives: Making a Move

Moving to a Nursing Home: Making the Right Choice for Your Family

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

Moving a Parent to Assisted Living

I Just Moved my Parent to Assisted Living, Now I am All Set … Maybe

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

Tips for Moving Aging Parents

moving aging parents and selling the house

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

Navigating Nursing Home Care

Nursing Home Care

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

Avoid Caregiver Burden

Aging Life Care Professionals can relieve families of caregiving stress

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

Downsizing: What Are We Going to do with All of Grandma’s Stuff?

downsizing and selling personal property

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?

Do People Still Hold Hands?

helping aging family members find quality of life in their later years

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?

How to Ease Your Loved One’s Move to a Nursing Home

Nursing Home Care

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

Tips for Rightsizing not Downsizing

moving aging parents and selling the house

by Marie LeBlanc, BS, MBA – Aging Life Care Association™ Corporate Partner   As many aging adults face the prospect of leaving their homes for smaller living quarters, there are a few key strategies that can make the transition happen in a much less stressful and smooth fashion. I like to think of it as … Continue reading Tips for Rightsizing not Downsizing