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3 Tips When Pursuing Senior Care for Aging Loved Ones February 13, 2018

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3 Tips When Pursuing Senior Care for Aging Loved Ones, Medina, Ohio

It is difficult to watch loved ones grow older and potentially become less independent. When they’re ready for extra support, whether it’s in-home senior care or a residential facility, you need to know how to approach the process. Below are a few tips so you can get them the help they need. 

Guide to Pursuing Senior Care for Loved Ones 

1. Talk to the Whole Family

Although it can be difficult to bring up the prospect of senior care with your family, it is important to sit down and discuss the realities with every member. Find out what your siblings and aging parents expect, and what level of senior care everyone involved thinks is necessary. There could be conflicting opinions that will need to be resolved.

2. Consider Finances

Senior CareIt is easy to say that money is no object when it comes to senior care, but the reality is that finances must be considered. Different types of care are more and less affordable, and the family will need to create a budget to handle costs, including unexpected needs in the future. Elder home care is often a more affordable option than residential facilities, especially for seniors who are still somewhat independent. 

3. Reach Out to an Adviser

There are senior care advisers available to evaluate your parents’ needs, take a look at the family’s finances, and advise you on what kinds of care you should consider. They can also recommend specific programs, facilities, and services for your unique situation. 

 

Visiting Angels Medina in Ohio provides compassionate caregivers to seniors. They offer non-medical home care and cleaning and errand-running services for periods of four to 24 hours. They run thorough background checks on all of their employees and are committed to customer satisfaction. Visit their website for more tips and advice about elder home care, and call (330) 723-0300 for more information. 

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