If you’re the adult child of an elderly parent, you’re concerned about their welfare and have started thinking about how to care for them in their remaining years. You may have even discussed this with them. And like many adult children, you may have met some resistance from your elderly parent on this subject. Perhaps they’ve rejected the notion of hiring additional help,
The graying of America steadily increases as Baby Boomers continue to age. According to a 2018 Caregiver Homes , every day 10,000 people turn 65 years old. All those seniors will need some form of care at some point. However, with the high costs of nursing facilities and seniors’ unsurprising reluctance to move from their homes,
In 2010, 28% of seniors lived alone. In the six years since then, that number has skyrocketed. While many seniors want to live alone and find joy and independence in doing so, many more seniors live alone because their spouse has died or they do not have any friends or family in the immediate area.