Tips For Helping A Parent Participate In Downsizing And Transitioning To An Assisted Living Facility
Moving an aging parent from their home to an assisted living facility is a difficult and emotional choice for adult children and their parents to make. When parents suffer from diseases like stroke or dementia that may affect their ability to directly assert their preferences, the process can become even more burdensome. Children may be left feeling overwhelmed, uncertain, and guilt-ridden. Involving the parent in the decision-making and respecting their choices is one way to help alleviate some of the burden and to help ensure the parent's satisfaction in their new residence.