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If your aging parent in a memory care unit or nursing home has claimed they, “want to go home,” it’s important to learn what your loved one is really asking for and what “home” represents to find a good solution.
When it became clear that in-home care wasn’t meeting Louise’s needs, her sons were still hesitant to take the next step and place her in a memory care unit. Learn how Senior Transitions helped them find a solution everyone was comfortable with, before it was too late.
MaryFlo became concerned about her mother’s driving and safety, but wasn’t sure how to start the conversation. Discussing issues that put your aging parent’s independence at risk can be difficult, but a geriatric care manager can help.
As a member of the Aging Life Care Association, Senior Transitions takes pride in the care and comfort we can give families during this trying time. Learn some of the benefits we provide, the questions we can answer, and the information you need.
Peggy made a promise to her mother she would never put her in a nursing home. That was before her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and care around the clock became necessary. Learn how Senior Transitions helped Peggy make the best decision for her family.
Ellen was struggling with the decision to move her mother, Jill, from her apartment in an assisted living facility to a memory care unit. As a case manager who’s helped hundreds of families through the years, I understood Ellen’s mixed emotions and the guilt she was feeling about moving her mother. We worked together to find a solution that ensured both her mother’s safety and quality of life.
We knew things would likely change as Bhavana’s health conditions worsened. Eventually, the day came when a bout with pneumonia led to a lengthy and difficult hospitalization. Bhavana was too weak, frail, and confused to return home. I helped Shreya locate an assisted living facility with a memory care unit and after Bhavana was discharged from the hospital, we moved her to the new location.
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults and while some treatments can slow down its symptoms, there is no cure. Anyone who has cared for someone with Alzheimer’s can attest to the devastating toll the disease can take on family members, emotionally, physically, and financially.
Tiny houses – generally homes that are about 100 to 400 square feet – have become more popular due to TV shows such as “Tiny House Hunters” and the trend toward living more simply.
It’s common for families to struggle with making the decision to move an aging loved one to a facility. As a case manager who has helped hundreds of families over the years, I understand the uncertainty, grief, and even guilt that family members feel.
We serve the Big Bend area of Florida, including Tallahassee, located in Leon County, along with Wakulla, Jefferson and Gadsden counties in a 50 mile radius.