My Parent Wants to Stay Home Instead of Moving

My elderly parent wants to stay home instead of seeking care through assisted living or a care home, what do I do? We get this question a lot. First, if they’re planning on staying home instead of moving, are they able to perform all of their basic ADLs? If not, then...

What are ADLs and IADLs?

The basic ADLs include: 1. Eating 2. Bathing 3. Dressing 4. Continence 5. Using the restroom 6. Transferring (the ability to move oneself) ADLs, or Activities of Daily Living, are tasks that a person performs throughout their day. As we age, our ability to remain...

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