What is Hospice?

When a loved one is facing a life-limiting illness or condition, it can bring on an overwhelming flood of emotions, fears, and troubling thoughts for both the patient and family members. After all, this is uncharted, uncomfortable territory for most of us.

In the first article in this series, we shared a few techniques to help adult children more effectively start a conversation with their parents about the sensitive topic of aging. In this article, we’ll take a step further and talk about what to do once the discussion progresses beyond those early startup stages. We’ll look at some options families consider, share the positive and potentially challenging aspects of each, along with some tips on how to better evaluate each scenario.

Aging in Place

In the first article in this series, we shared a few techniques to help adult children more effectively start a conversation with their parents about the sensitive topic of aging. In this article, we’ll take a step further and talk about what to do once the discussion progresses beyond those early startup stages. We’ll look at some options families consider, share the positive and potentially challenging aspects of each, along with some tips on how to better evaluate each scenario.

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