You may have started noticing that your loved ones are having challenges when it comes to the maintenance of their home or other daily living activities. They may be struggling with lawn and yard maintenance, or going up and down stairs. Perhaps they are struggling with cooking and cleaning. If
Where do you even start?
When your aging parents are not ready to move but you are noticing some challenges, here are a few things you can do to help them continue to live safely in their home.
Do a walkthrough with the lights off or in very low
It’s a question that I get all the time. “How do I approach the subject of downsizing and moving with my aging loved ones?” It’s not easy when you are beginning to notice challenges they 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
Walk into any home and you’ll immediately see which rooms are used most often by the “stuff” that is in it. Bedrooms, bathrooms, living rooms and kitchens are the most used rooms in every home and they are the ones that “showcase” the way most people live. They also harbour
For the past two weeks, the Olympics have been a hot topic of conversation and for many, it brought them closer to their loved ones.
While speaking at a retirement residence this week, and while moving several families into other residences during the past two weeks, televisions were on and
It’s been a long winter! No one will disagree nor will they argue that many are beginning to get truly fed up with it. The cold. The snow. The dreary days without sunlight.
As we care for our loved ones, and ourselves, it is so very important to be conscious