Many of us look up to our parents as our guardians, nurturers and helpers. We are used to them taking care of us and knowing exactly what to assist us with. But as they start to age, our roles reverse and we are the ones needing to anticipate our parents’ needs. Seeing these needs is sometimes difficult because they come as subtle changes that if not addressed, can lead to serious health concerns.
Here are the most common things that adult children should watch for as their parents’ age in place:
When you start to notice these changes, it is ideal to start having conversations with your parents about needing additional help. Many of these can be addressed in an assisted living community. Please let us know if you would like to learn more about our assisted living community at MRC The Langford!