If you plan ahead, gathering your parents’ important health and legal information and thoroughly researching the resources in their community, you’ll be a big help to your parents as they age, even if you live out of state.
Independent living communities are designed to help you keep your independence and "age in place" for as long as possible, and yet give you access to extra services when the time comes that you want them.
After retirement, what will downsizing look like for you? Consider the options and make plans that best fit your needs. Simplifying your life and having more time to enjoy your favorite things may be easier than you think.
Making decisions among siblings about how to meet the needs of an aging parent is hard. Danbury Senior Living shares ideas for handling some of the struggles that come when trying to share caregiving roles and responsibilities.