By Marie Bradby
One of the hardest things to see in life is your parents move from independent living to needing constant help as their health declines.
It’s often a long, tough road for everyone involved. One of the biggest problems is figuring out when to have “the conversation” with them about moving from their home. The second issue is getting your parent to accept help, whether in the home or in a senior facility. The third is pulling off the physical move, which often involves downsizing decades worth of accumulation.
Chris Summerfield shares her story of helping to care for her parents and ultimately moving them to assisted care. Chris is a registered nurse and Women’s Health community education coordinator with Baptist Health Louisville. Hers is a story of dedication that gives insight into the communication, patience, awareness, and decision-making required to support the people who gave us life.
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