A diagnosis of dementia or increasing problems with memory loss often result in a flurry of emotions, multiple complex questions, and the making of both short and longterm plans. One of the biggest questions tends to be how long can (or should) I live at home? Couples grapple with whether to remain in place or relocate, when and who to hire for support, and how to have conversations with others about their plans. Adult children or other family members are often called upon to help navigate the many memory care and residential living options.
During this session we will discuss the pro’s and con’s of staying put or relocating when cognitive declines become apparent, what memory care options are available, and how adult day services can be of assistance