With the US population of adults age 65 and over set to outnumber those who are younger in the next two decades, chances are you have an aging loved one who may need care in the next few years. While providing care for someone who likely once cared for you is a rewarding experience, statistics show that it can also be highly demanding, stressful, and exhausting.
Caregiving is a high calling and while some family members take the responsibility fully upon themselves, studies show that sharing the care is actually the most beneficial situation for the caregiver and the aging adult.
With so many choices available to you, it can be hard to discern what information is truly in the best interest of your particular family situation.
Every year there are new and improved programs and assisted living options being made available. Talking through each of these points will make the transition much easier for everyone involved.