Visiting relatives during the holidays can be eye opening. This is “LifeCycles” with Laurie Edwards-Tate, President, At Your Home Familycare.

Our phones ring after the holiday season. We hear, “I was visiting my mom and guess her age is catching up with her.” Or “Mom is getting worn out caring for Dad and needs help.”

When families get together, it opens eyes and starts healthy discussion. While sometimes painful this is critical to maintaining quality of life. There are many options helping older adults stay in their homes. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Facing reality is always the most compassionate, caring course of action.

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