It’s important to recognize that you and your loved one may have different expectations about the transition into a care facility. You may be looking at the advantages of moving to a facility where he or she will have healthy meals available, a safer living environment and companionship without recognizing the very real loss he or she is facing. Recognizing this and showing empathy during this transition can make it easier on both of you.
For more information about how to help your loved one feel at home in a long-term care facility, check out the accompanying resource.
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