There is Never a Right Time

When I look back at my over 35 year career in real estate sales, here is what comes to mind: When discussing a move with mom and dad, there is never a right time or a wrong time… it’s just time!

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Honestly Assessing Your Caregiving Role

Becoming a caregiver for an older relative can be a role that evolves over time or is one that is thrust upon you due to a health crisis. However it comes about, all caregivers will find themselves having to reassess the situation from time to time as their loved one's needs change. When busy, fatigued, frustrated or overwhelmed by a sudden health crisis, it becomes easy to feel you must make decisions too quickly.

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Your Parent has Memory Loss: Are your Expectations Realistic?

My mother has some memory loss. Though it’s hard to admit, I know she’s no longer safe on her own. Whether I hire someone to come in to help her or consider making a move, I want her to be a part of the decision. But she’s not willing to talk about it. I’m not sure what more I can do.

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