07 Jun '11, 5pm

How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

How to Convince Your Parent to Move to Assisted Living | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com editor Conventional wisdom says that we all want to stay in our own homes for as long as we can. That is likely how most of our elders feel; however it’s not always in their best interest to do so. How do we talk with them about the realities and dangers of staying at home once their health is failing, and how do we convince them that a move to an assisted living center could be a very good – and positive option? I believe that part of the problem with convincing elders, and many younger people for that matter, is that people haven’t been inside a modern assisted living center. Deep inside their gut, they harbor the outdated image of an “old folk’s home .” They consider a move from the family home one more step away from independence and one step closer toward death. They think a move to assisted living signifies to the world that th...

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