Moving an older adult into assisted living might be one of the hardest decisions you’ll have to make in your life.
But when caring for someone at home becomes dangerous or nearly impossible, it’s absolutely necessary to move them to a place where they’ll be safe and get the care they need.
Unfortunately, the reality is that even if this is the best decision for their health and for yours, the guilt and sadness can still be overwhelming.
While you’re adjusting to the changes, there are ways you can help yourself accept the decision and ease guilt and reduce emotional stress.
Click on the link below for 3 common reasons that cause you to feel guilty about moving your parent or spouse to assisted living.
The link will also explain why those beliefs aren’t true and why the reality of the situation made your decision unavoidable and necessary.