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Mom hardly cooks anymore, and often skips her medication. She’s definitely not taking care of herself or the house as she used to. You’re afraid that she might forget to turn off the gas, or stop cooking for herself altogether. The next fall could land her in the hospital. Is it time to sit down as a family and decide what is best to safeguard the years you have left with her?
Dad has piles of newspapers in the living room and dirty dishes all over the kitchen. He’s often forgetful and confused when you ask him about important matters concerning his finances and upkeep of the house. Worse, you know he’s not taking his blood pressure medicine on a regular basis. What if he has a stroke, even a minor one, and no one finds him for hours afterward?
The scenes described above are played out in thousands of homes each and every day. If you can relate to one of them, it is comforting to know that there have never been more or better options when it comes to long-term senior care. This article is designed to educate family members about those choices and help them select the one that offers the most appropriate services, in the most comfortable setting, and that will allow their loved ones to live the fullest possible lives.