Breaking Barriers: How Aging Life Care Managers® Help Families Dealing with Resistant Aging Parents in Tallahassee

If you’re struggling with a resistant parent who is hesitant to accept help, please reach out to us and we can discuss the best approach to meet with you and your loved one to see how we can help with professional guidance and advocacy. With our expertise and guidance, you can navigate challenging care situations with knowledge, compassion, respect, and understanding.

The Emotional Toll of Caregiving: Navigating Anger, Sadness, and Frustration

On November 9, 2023, Catherine Pearson’s article entitled The Quiet Rage of Caregivers was published in the New York Times. This timely article shared the stories of several families facing anger and rage over the many losses associated with caring for an aging loved one. Being a caregiver is an act of love and dedication, but it’s not without its emotional toll.

Deb Simmons: Owner & Geriatric Care Manager, Senior Transitions, Tallahassee, Florida

What type of experience do you have with difficult family situations? “So much! I have been a nurse for 38 years. I have met every kind of family situation you can imagine. Often, the more difficult situations are those where an aging parent has beginning stages of dementia coupled with a substance use problem. Other times, the aging parent may have behavioral issues and living in a facility that wants them to leave. I know how to approach these challenges and work through effective solutions.”

Caution: Unexpected Changes Coming for Your Aging Parents

If it’s been a while since you last saw your parents, or spent a significant amount of time with them, there may be changes you notice that are alarming to you. Some changes are a normal part of aging, but others can be indications of something more serious like dementia or other health concerns. During the holidays, it is a good idea to proactively look for warning signs or changes in your aging parents, and seek out extra help.

Legal Issues Affecting Seniors

As you or your loved ones age, it’s necessary to make plans for the future to ensure that your wants and needs are met. As everyone’s needs are different, working with trusted professionals who have experience in aging and it’s associated concerns to help you organize these plans for your future.