Are you thinking about encouraging your senior parent to move to an assisted living facility? If so, it is probably because your parent needs some assistance with everyday tasks. It might also be because you are worried about your parent living all alone at home. Assisted living offers a combination of independence and assistance, and the services they offer the residents are extremely helpful. Here are five of the services they offer that will help your parent a lot.
It is not uncommon for one aging spouse to need care while the other does not. This often leaves the able-minded and bodied spouse to care for their loved one. In fact, seniors caring for other seniors is the second-most common form of senior care in the United States.
While you feel it is your duty and privilege to care for your aging loved one, you don't have to do the work alone.