The conversation may not be easy. It requires an admission that help is needed, which may be difficult for some people to address. When you consider that early planning is recommended, you may even find yourself discussing a care plan that isn’t necessary just yet. But the chat needs to happen and should focus on what would make your aging loved one happy.
Some people may look forward to joining a senior community or gaining support through an assisted living facility. Most seniors, however, will profess a desire to continue living in their own homes. Because of this, home care is often the first option when transitioning to a supported lifestyle. It is the simplest solution that creates the least disruption to the current normal while still leaving all other options on the table.