aging parents

Continuing the series in helping our parents and aging loved ones to make the decision to downsize and/or move, this video covers the five key things to consider before downsizing. Remember, you do not have to do it alone. We are here to help.

WHERE DO YOU START –

When a loved one is ill, there are many losses that we may feel.

The loss of their mental or physical abilities
The loss of the relationship we once had with them
The loss of joy and ease of life
The anticipatory loss of them dying

You want to help your parents live safely in their home. You also know it may be time for them to downsize to a smaller home or retirement residence. How can you help when your aging parents refuse your help?
1. Acknowledge how they feel. This may be a difficult time for them,

It’s a question that I get all the time. “How do I approach the subject of downsizing and moving with my aging parents?” It’s not easy when you are beginning to notice challenges your parents may be facing living in their home. There are things you can do to approach

As she sat on the edge of her bed, in her 20×20 suite, I could tell that she really was anxious and wanted to leave.
“I’m not happy here”, she said desperately as she looked into my eyes. “I want to go back home!”
Mrs. Jones called me on a

Mr. Smith came to us following the death of his wife a few years ago. He had met another woman and he was now ready to move forward into a new home to begin the next chapter of his life.
As I watched him sitting in his favourite chair staring