This is part of your journey together as a family, and the goal for everyone involved is to shift to a more comfortable and safe life with ease. Approach the conversation with patience and an open mind.
If this is the first time approaching the topic of senior living with your family member(s), it’s a good idea to come into the conversation prepared for a variety of questions you will likely get. Consider the personalities of your loved one so that you can speak from a thoughtful perspective. Take some time to do your research on the living options available so that you’re equipped to have a productive conversation and take next steps from there.
There are a few things to consider including in your conversation to help ensure that it goes smoothly. It’s important to remember that these are big decisions that don’t need to happen overnight!