Senior woman with her hand on her daughter's shoulder.  Femme âgée posant la main sur l'épaule de sa fille

Supporting a loved one guide

Your guide on how to start the conversation and support your loved one’s journey.

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  • Are you considering discussing the topic of additional support with a loved one? Deciding whether a retirement residence is right for your loved one at their stage in retirement can be an emotional experience for everyone involved. Taking care of an aging parent can be both an emotionally and physically demanding task, especially when work, a personal life, and your own health are added to the mix. Inevitably, there comes a time when you need to decide what’s best for everyone involved, and sometimes that entails considering the topic of retirement living for a loved one. Thankfully, our “Supporting a Loved One” Guide is designed to equip you with the essential information and tools to support your loved one as they age.

  • Senior woman and her three daughters gathered in front of the lunch table / Femme âgée et ses trois filles réunies devant la table du déjeuner
  • What’s in our guide?

    Download our helpful guide today by filling out the form for important information about retirement living and advice on how to start the conversation. Inside, you’ll discover:

    1. Knowing when it’s time to consider more support

    Learn the signs that indicate it may be time to consider additional support for your loved one, including difficulty with daily activities, changes in personal hygiene, forgetfulness, and more. By recognizing these signs, you can start to take steps to ensure your loved one receives the care they need.

  • 2. Talking to your loved one

    Effective communication is key to supporting your loved one. This section offers tips and strategies for communicating with seniors, including how to listen actively and how to have difficult conversations.

    3. Choosing the right level of support

    This section provides an overview of the different types of care available for seniors, from independent living to memory care. By understanding the options available to you and your loved one, you can make an informed decision that best meets their needs.