It's time for you to make the decision whether dad (or mom) has to move from his house to senior housing or a care facility. The decision has been a long time in making: it’s one of the hardest decisions you have ever had to make. The father you remember is energetic, quick witted, in good health, and strong. However, the man standing in front of you is frail, not able to remember to match his socks, and seems unable to focus on simple tasks. You … [Read more...]
Is it time to downsize?
Do you have positive or negative thoughts about the word downsize? I'm at the stage in my life when I'm actually looking forward to it. Not everyone feels positively about it though. You may be wondering whether it's time to have the conversation about downsizing with your parents. Maybe the stairs have become to challenging to manage, or their house is just too big to keep up with. Maybe it's time to think about planning for the long … [Read more...]