Tag Archives: adult children

Choosing an Assisted Living Residence: Is Free Advice the Best Advice?

Choosing an Assisted Living Residence: Is Free Advice the Best Advice? By Miriam Zucker LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM Often when family members seek the guidance of an Aging Life Care specialist, it is at a time of change. The concerns may be about obtaining home care, learning of entitlements, a discharge from the hospital or a move … Continue reading Choosing an Assisted Living Residence: Is Free Advice the Best Advice?

What Aging Parents Want Their Children to Remember

5 things you should know about your aging parents

The caregiving role reversal for aging parents and adult children is never easy. As an Aging Life Care™ Specialist, I have watched this transition happen in a variety of scenarios all with a  different set of circumstances. But through it all, there is a common message that parents want their adult children to know – … Continue reading What Aging Parents Want Their Children to Remember

Special Needs Children and the Aging Parent

Planning for the Care of Special Needs Children

Having an adult child with “special needs,” and planning ahead for his or her care, is a concern for parents throughout the child’s lifespan.  Most of these adult children are extremely dependent upon their parents, counting on them to provide fully for their safety and well-being, as well as love and encouragement. As the parents … Continue reading Special Needs Children and the Aging Parent