Assisted Living: Is It Time to Make the Move?
Families hope for a lightbulb moment when they know beyond a doubt that it’s time to move an aging parent to assisted living. In reality, the transition from independent senior to elder in need of care is much more subtle. As a result, many seniors remain at home long after it becomes unsafe. While staying at home may preserve a senior’s independence, it’s rife with risks. Seniors living alone can fall, develop mental health issues due to isolation, or be taken advantage of financially. That’s why it’s so important to move to assisted living when a senior first needs help — not when it’s too late. But how do you know when that is?Read More