Becoming A Full-Time CaregiverAllison Espiritu
AARP’s Amy Goyer has had years of experience working with individuals who are aging, but even with this experience she admits that it was a challenge when it was time for her to become her parents’ caregiver. After moving out of their home of 28 years, living in a senior community for two, Amy noticed that her parents needed 24-hour care. She decided to have them move in with her.
Two things Amy was concerned about was her parents comfort and safety, and keeping her freedom and privacy. Watch and listen as she gives some sound advice about taking a step back and planning the balance between her parents lifestyle and her lifestyle. It may be a challenge but it is a priority!