Most of us do not know much about senior living and care until we have to know! It can be a 911, either literally or figuratively, that pushes into a whole new world. Imagine if you get a call from your parent's physician after a hospitalization that he/she will not be discharged to home and you have 2 days to find a place for him/her.
You are facing a whole new vocabulary; set of options, financial decisions, and set of laws while dealing with the emotionality and family dynamics. This book is written to guide you through it. It's about navigating the ground game. You can spend hours researching, analyzing and becoming an expert yet do you have time for that? This book is process oriented. Here are the steps, definitions, discussions to have, the financial piece, things to consider when making decisions, and how to honor your senior in the process. The goal is your parent's wellbeing and safety. Your strategy must be realistic and sustainable. It's one of those books that you carry with you, read as you go, review and discuss in family meetings. It is designed to get you and your senior through it and to a positive place in the long run. *Additional reference material is indicated as well.