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Thursday, September 29, 2011
Admitting Your Parents Need Elderly Home Care
As you may be monitoring your parents and have come to terms with the fact they need a professional nurse that has experience in elderly home care, then it would be the time to break the news to them but do it gently.
If you can tell that they definitely need some kind of assistance, then it might be nice to hire someone to stay with them and keep an eye on them. You may not believe it when you tell yourself that your parents do need help, but it is the kind of truth you are going to have to face.
Some people may try to think up excuses when their children try to tell them that they need help. If you are thinking up excuses, you are only lying to yourself and you may regret having them stay by themselves if something bad happens.
Something can easily happen even when you are there and you may not be strong enough to help them out and get them over to a sofa. You need to realize that it takes a trained professional to be able to help out these people.
You can only be with them for so long but you also have a life to live. You do not want to get fired from your job just because you feel you can take care of your parents until they pass away. Just remember you can only keep them in good hands for so long because they will get worse and their memory will go way off.
Having a nurse deal with elderly home care may be a lot of stress off you, and it will take away the worry lines you may have on your fore head because you know that your parents are in good hands.
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Posted by Staff at 1:17:00 PM