Supporting Your Senior When They Move In with You
Hello Seniors, Families and Friends. Many times, when a senior has a situation that pushes them to share space with a loved one, it can be very demoralizing and confusing for the person who has the need. Please recognize that the person who has the need in many situations are going through either mental, physical, emotional or some other type of failure that is causing them to need assistance. Many times, the person willing to share space and help are not sure what things to say to their loved one to help them accept their new normal. According to an AgingCare.com newsletter published in January, answers that include the following should assist in helping the person with the need to accept their new normal. Your answers should include and highlight the following;
1. It should recognizes and HEARS your loved ones issues and concerns by restating them.
2. It should offer and describe some level of HOPE.
3. It should finalize by letting them know you enjoy their company and want to enjoy good times with them again along with providing the best and safest solution.
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