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6 Ways to Approach a Resistive Parent About Assisted Living

Posted by Samantha Aakre on Jan 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM

You’ve decided it’s time for your aging parent to move into an assisted living community, but when you try and talk with them about it, they become resistive and angry. Meanwhile, you know their health is declining and it’s no longer safe for them to live alone. What are you supposed to do?

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7 Tips for When your Parent Says No to Assisted Living

Posted by Samantha Aakre on Jan 19, 2018 1:50:00 PM

Your aging parent simply says “no” anytime you try and talk with them about moving to an assisted living community. Maybe you’ve tried to approach the subject in every possible situation. From answering every one of their objections to having other family members talk with them – they still won’t even consider the idea. This can leave you feeling frustrated or disappointed. Try to remember, this isn’t just your decision to make. Your parents have feelings, too.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Assisted Living Communities

Posted by Samantha Aakre on Jan 12, 2018 5:10:00 PM

If your aging parent is no longer able to live alone, you might consider moving them to an assisted living community. But, where do you start? What questions should you ask? Gaining a better understanding about assisted living can help make the decision easier for you and your loved one. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about assisted living.

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