At Visiting Angels, we know that senior care can be a contentious and sensitive issue. While it can be easy for some families to agree on when care is needed and how care will be provided, in many other cases it can be a cause for conflict. Perhaps you don’t believe that you require care, while your son or daughter insists that you do. Or maybe you and your children agree that care is needed, but you can’t come to an agreement on the right caregiver. Finding ways to resolve these conflicts around senior care is often a necessary part of the senior care planning process. Resolving Common Conflicts Around Senior Care
There are a number of conflicts that seniors and their families commonly have around senior care. Finding ways to address and overcome these conflicts is an essential part of getting seniors the care they need. Some of the most common conflicts around senior care include:
This is not an exhaustive list, and there are many other common types of conflict that come up around senior care. But whatever the disagreement, it’s important to address the conflict in a way that is respectful and constructive.
To resolve a conflict around senior care, seniors and their families can follow these guidelines:
If you’re thinking about senior care, you may wish to consider in-home care from Visiting Angels. Contact your local senior care office today to schedule a no-cost care assessment.
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