Happy Thanksgiving From A Place for Mom
Last Updated: November 22, 2018
As Thanksgiving arrives and the winter holidays approach, we send you our best wishes and bid you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving.
Many of you will be spending time with your parents and senior loved ones over the holidays and you may find that they increasingly need more help than you knew. If you notice any concerning signs, it may be time to have the conversation with your parents about researching senior living options. Read our tips on how to have a productive talk with your parents over the holidays.
Having the “Tough Conversation” Over Thanksgiving
Though it can be difficult, it’s important to consider having the tough conversation with a parent over Thanksgiving about their health and well-being.
Our experts can help guide you through these important discussions with your senior loved ones, which include topics like health, housing and finances:
- Assessing Cognitive Ability
- Assessing Well-Being
- Discussing Health With Aging Loved Ones
- Financial Planning
- Legal Planning
These guides also offer helpful tips on how to keep a tough conversation positive and productive with your parents.
Who to Contact If You Need Help
It’s important to remember that you’re not alone during this time. For additional information, including more from Joan Lunden on how to have the tough conversation with senior loved ones, visit our Planning & Advice pages.
We are also here to answer any questions you might have and if your loved one ultimately needs professional senior care, we can help provide you with a list of trusted assisted living communities that meet your family’s unique needs. We can also provide home care or respite stay services.
Have you had the “tough conversation” with your aging parents this holiday season? What was your conversation like? We’d like to hear your stories and any tips you may have, in the comments below.
We Can Help! Our local advisors can help your family make a confident decision about senior living.