Regional Affairs Council — May 2012
.The kids, now grown and married, have moved out of the family house, and Mom and Dad aren’t climbing stairs so well anymore. Maybe it’s time to downsize, but that’s easier said than done.
KYW’s Lynne Adkins reports…
When is the right time to get your elderly parents to downsize their lives and prepare for a new way of living?
If your parents have decided to downsize from the family home, chances are that a lot of their furniture and other stuff won’t fit in the new, smaller place.
There are ways to make move-in day a lot less painful.
“It’s like going to a college campus for the first time. They’re the new person on the block and they’re afraid they won’t be accepted.”