There’s no place like home for the holidays, but the truth is that those brief home visits can become stressful if you are dealing with older parents who are declining quickly. We see a surge in phone calls the day after Thanksgiving and after Christmas from adult children who want help with downsizing or moving their older parents into assisted living.
You can preemptively combat this stress by preparing a list of items to check up on during your home visit, even if it’s just for a few days. I find that going in with a plan does a couple things:
At WayForth we work with families in transition due to events such as downsizing, moving to assisted living or the death of a loved one. We can empty an entire house within days, sorting what items to keep, sell, donate, and discard. Our goal is to minimize a family's stress while maximizing the value of the estate. Call us for a free consultation 1-866-616-9708.