Approximately 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day between now and 2030. This new generation of seniors wants to be defined by potential, not limitations. They may see moving into senior living as an end to freedom, but it’s important that you don’t start the conversation that way.
It’s important to let your parent know from the beginning that they are not aging out of relevance, but rather senior living is a new opportunity to seek out the connections to possibility, purpose, and passion that sustain them through every stage of life.
The other equally important part about starting this conversation is to let them know they are not alone during this critical stage in life. Finding a long-term care community is a decision that you and your parent should make together.
If you’re at a loss of how to involve your loved one, keep on reading. In this guide, we’re covering the do’s and don’ts for working together with Mom and Dad to choose a senior living community.