Memory Impairment and Downsizing: 5 Easy Tips

encourage1.jpgHere are some excellent tips to help with transitioning memory impaired. Thank you for visiting us at Advocare. We provide Aging Life CareTM to area residents throughout the South Florida area. 

It can be overwhelming to help memory impaired adults and those with dementia, to downsize their home belongings in preparation for a move into a senior care community.

Organizations that specialize in support and services for older adults, their families and caregivers during downsizing, rightsizing, and relocation can bring peace of mind. Though not medical or healthcare professionals, these professionals work with caregivers and children of elderly loved ones on a daily basis – helping them deal with, and process important life transitions.

The following tips may prove helpful as you approach downsizing at this important crossroad.

  1. Communicate.
    No one wants to feel out of control when moving from home. All parties need to communicate frequently with the care recipient and emphasize the need to downsize for health and personal safety. Giving choices and letting seniors participate in their transition will help ensure a smooth move.

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