Caregiving Archives | Wesley Ridge Retirement Community

How to Talk to Reluctant Loved Ones About Transitioning to Assisted Living

Sometimes, when older adults begin to need more care and assistance than can be reasonably provided at home, they realize the time is right to begin looking into assisted living facilities. It is frustratingly commonplace, though, for older adults to resist that transition – maybe passively, maybe tooth and nail. If you know people with […]

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Traveling With Your Aging Parents

With so many of us living with and caring for our parents, we are constantly searching for ways to incorporate that care into our daily lives…and our vacations. Remember back when our travel plans required that we consider feedings, strollers, diaper changing, and playgrounds? Now, we are considering walkers, oxygen tanks, hydration, and benches for […]

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Caregiving Is A Marathon

Too often we underestimate the time obligation of caregiving. Adult children step up to be the primary hands-on caregiver having no idea that they may spend as much time caring for their parents as they spent raising their children. We tend to think that we can burn the candle at both ends – that we […]

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