Long-term care for aging parents

Discussing long-term careFor many adult children, one of the hardest things they can be faced with is talking to aging parents about the need for long-term care.

If you’re concerned about whether or not an aging parent or loved one is ready for assistance, here are some warning signs:

  • Stacks of unopened mail
  • Decline in personal grooming habits
  • Loss of interest in hobbies and activities
  • Missed appointments
  • Changes in weight or diet
  • Visible signs that housekeeping is not being kept up with

Catholic Care Center’s president and CEO, Tom Church explains how to discuss the subject of long-term care with aging parents in the video below.

 

About Maria Loving

I am the coordinator of the Women's Connection's blog and have worked for Via Christi Health for 11 years. I'm also the mother of two boys, ages 11 & 13.
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