The Right Time

 

It may never seem like “the right time” for an assisted living home for your loved one, but there is a time when this difficult decision should be strongly considered. This time is when they can no longer take care of themselves and need help with daily activities and basic needs, or when family members are simply unable to provide the necessary caregiving. Sometimes you can plan; sometimes the decision is thrust upon you. Either way, it is important to be vigilant and recognize the signs that it’s time to take action:

 

 

1. Becoming Forgetful

If your loved one needs help remembering basic daily tasks or responsibilities, especially things that could compromise their health or safety.

 

 

2. Struggling with Regular Chores

If your loved one is taking much longer than normal to perform easy chores and is becoming excessively lethargic, or they are having