Millions of Americans every year serve as caregivers for aging in place loved ones. Although caregiving is highly rewarding, it also takes a lot of time and energy. If you’re currently serving as a caregiver for an elderly loved one, there are several warning signs you need to watch for that will let you know when it’s time to take a caregiving break.
More than 80% of Americans over the age of 65 are still comfortably aging in place within their own homes. As the adult child of elderly parents, you want them to continue enjoying the healthy, independent and active lifestyle that an at-home senior living experience affords them for as long as possible. But their well being can change in an instant due to a serious fall, illness, or even financial problems. And the time to think about mom and dad’s senior living future is before that happens, and not afterwards. It’s not a pleasant topic to consider, but statistically most seniors [...]