Home & Living

Our homes are the foundation of our life experience and when that home becomes too difficult to manage or even a safety hazard, changes need to happen.

You don't want to seem pushy, but you also don't want your parent to get injured.

As we grow older, our bodies start to lose more and more muscle mass and bone density. We also start to have diminished capabilities with our vision and hearing. We start to lose our balance and our reflexes aren’t as sharp. All these factors can contribute to increasing the likelihood of an injury at home.

These are facts. If you are concerned, don't wait. Take steps to learn whether it's okay for your parent to keep living at home or if making the move might be a better option.

Managing the familiar

Of course, home is where the heart is

If at all possible, most aging adults are going to want to stay in the home they have been living in for as long as possible. It's familiar, it holds many memories and it's the least disruptive option.

No Sugar coating, it's hard

It's a vulnerable time for everyone involved

Yes, it's going to be difficult. However, after you have accepted this truth, there are ways to make it all go much more smoothly with good communication and confidence in the decisions that are being made.

Managing a parent's living needs can begin as an easy job. But over time, the job and stress can build. Professional help can be your life preserver.

Know thy self... or at least know your limits

When helping with weekly grocery trips and daily medication checks on your way home from work, or if you are providing more extensive care in your home, it is easy to become overwhelmed and wonder when to look for help. You may be wondering if you can continue giving care as your loved one’s needs increase, or if you can emotionally continue in a sole caregiver role.

Professional caregivers can give you the peace of mind to leave your home for a weekend or for an hour and can give your loved one the care they need to lessen your load. These services can preserve your relationship with your loved one, and can alleviate some stress or negative consequences of your caregiving role.

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