The question of whether or when to relocate your parents is emotionally very difficult, and can have serious financial implications as well. The Family Caregiver Alliance article "Home Away from Home: Relocating Your Parents" discusses all of the issues that need to be confronted when discussing the relocation of a parent -- from determining the level of care needed, considering family dynamics, finding an appropriate facility, or deciding to have your parents move in with you including financial arrangements.
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Used with permission of Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving--40 years of experience advocating for policies and delivering programs nationwide to support and sustain the quality work of family caregivers and caregiving professionals. Leads quality education, provides compassionate caregiver planning services and works to bridge research and practice to benefit all caregivers. For more information, visit www.caregiver.org or call (800)445-8106.