There will likely come a time when the care of an elderly family member's exceed the limits of what the immediate family can provide. It is at that time that the family will begin researching in-home care and/or assistance.
Aging In Place
One way to allow your aging parents to remain independent is to equip their home with a medical monitoring device. These devices allow them to obtain emergency medical assistance at the touch of a button from their medical alert button and provide peace of mind for them and the family members for those times when your parents are alone in the home.
As our parents get older, it is important to give them the tools that they need in order to live independently. Oftentimes it is difficult to view once spry, energetic parents as getting older yet it is important that the children of aging parents are realistic about what will be required in order for parents to age in place.
Moving is stressful regardless of age, but when the senior in your life is considering a move whether it's due to a lifestyle change, health or retirement, it's crucial that the lines of communication are always open.