If you are caring for a parent or aging loved one, it can be difficult to know when they need care beyond what you can provide. Many people want to care for their loved ones themselves without having to remove them from their homes. However, for the health and safety of your loved one it may be necessary to place them in a living situation where they can receive more care than you can offer. Assisted living facilities are a good option for seniors that need care to be available to them, but do not need the 24-hour medical care that they would receive in a nursing home. But how will you know when your loved one needs such care? Here are some good indicators that your parent or aging loved one may benefit from moving to an assisted-living facility.
If caring for your loved one has become very difficult because of any of the reasons listed above, you are not alone and you do have alternatives. Finding them the care that they need from a facility like Harbor View Home can be better for you, and more importantly can increase their quality of life.Share
20 January 2015
When was the last time you went to an optometrist? If you are like most people, you only go when your glasses break or you run out of contact lenses. Very few people actually follow the guidelines of having their eyes checked each year. Not sure why it is necessary to visit your optometrist each year? You can learn all about the different exams and tests that your optometrist runs and why they are done. Knowing what can go wrong with your eyes and what can be done if the ailments are detected early could help to encourage you to get to the optometrist more often.