So you thought youÆd never have to live with Mom again? Think again. As the population ages, elderly parents everywhere are moving in with their childrenùand changing everything. Making roomùphysically, emotionally, and financiallyùfor an elderly parent can push families to their limits. This book helps family members deal with the far-reaching implications such a move can have on every aspect of a familyÆs life. Written by an acclaimed expert and medical educator whoÆs been there, this straightforward guide walks families through the planning and execution necessary to make it work. They will learn how to:
Assess the pros and cons of an aging parent moving in
Anticipate and avoid possible pitfalls
Streamline and smooth the transition
Manage and protect everyoneÆs assets
Create a new family dynamic without destroying your marriage and other family relationships
With personal stories, case studies, and expert quotes, this book offers families the skills and strategies they need for an easy and harmonious transition.