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Nursing Homes: How to Choose What is Best for Your Aging Parents by Andrew Stratton





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When your parents get older in age, one tough question always pops up: Is it safe to allow my parents to stay at home by themselves? There are many factors to consider when deciding what to do next. A viable option is to place them in a nursing homes. There are several myths and exaggerations about nursing homes, but the pros always seem to outweigh the cons in this situation.

As an aging adult, senior citizens often have to deal with the tragedy of losing their significant other, or even moving on from taking care of their own family. If you did choose to put them in a home, they would have the opportunity to interact with plenty of people their age. Most homes offer their residents social activities, and these are highly encouraged by the staff. In a way, it's almost like going back to college all over again. There are many social activities, and arts and craft programs to help your relative feel welcome.

For a majority of their lives your parents have enjoyed doing the things the want to do. Though a structured schedule may be easier for aging adults, some experience a loss of freedom. Many nursing homes offer activities that are scheduled throughout the week. However, though these activities are encouraged, they are optional. They may often feel that they are trapped on the nursing home's campus. However, there are several laws in place that ensure the resident may leave the home to belong to any church or social group they wish.

Nursing homes are expensive, and you certainly want your parents to have the best possible care out there. The cheapest option, of course, would be for them to live independently. However, for parents with medical or mental problems, this is impossible. For long term care in the United States, the average costs in 2010 were $205 a day for a semi-private room, or $229 per day for a private room. Hopefully, your parents have planned for this and put away some money in their retirement fund to cover the costs. This reason alone is why so many families cannot put their parents up in homes.

The costs are worth the services upon closer inspection. As adults, we have many things to do in our day-to-day lives, so constantly being home is impossible for the average person. Our schedules and lack of medical expertise can lead to the declining of health of your senior family members. Elder homes offer full-time service by qualified professionals: doctors keep regular daytime hours, and nurses are often on staff during the night if something were to go wrong. Choosing a nursing home will give you the confidence that your parent or parents are receiving the care they need around the clock.

Though nursing homes are very expensive, the cost is generally worth the services. Having your elderly relatives live in a long-term care facility may not be appealing to them as they lose a bit of their freedom, but they have many social activities that will entertain them and help them feel welcome. It is an unfortunate and hard decision to make, but since your parents took care of you, you want to do the best for them.

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