If your elder Mom or Dad is transitioning to long-term care adding a pet to the caregiving team can be a huge benefit for both your parent and the animal.
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The kids are out of the house and now you need a new face to look at. Perhaps your older mom and dad need something to keep them active. Having the right dog can be helpful, fun and good for your health and well-being.
A person's transition into a long-term care facility can benefit with use of photographs and mementos, including pet drawings, to ease fears. Advance planning will make life's transitions easier on the whole family.
Many people will be ‘Home for the Holidays’ giving them an opportunity to see loved ones they don’t see on a regular basis. Noticing changes before a crisis occurs can help older relatives.
David Cassidy, pop culture idol of the 1970s, died Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. He was 67.
Looking out of aging parents is not easy. Planning will make it easier. These tips may help your parent as you think about your own long-term care plan.