BOSTON--(Hebrew SeniorLife, the largest provider of senior health care and housing communities in New England and an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, recently released “You & Your Aging Parents: A Family Approach to Lifelong Health, Wellness & Care,” a comprehensive eBook designed to serve as a resource for aging parents and adult children as they confront the often difficult decisions families face when their loved ones age. The eBook is available for free download now at http://AgingRedefined.org.)--
“Family discussions about aging can be overwhelming, but with the proper information and direction, it doesn’t have to be so daunting”
Within the eBook, Hebrew SeniorLife’s experts address the full spectrum of issues confronted by today’s generation of seniors to help families prepare for and have the necessary conversations about healthcare and housing needs as their loved ones age. These insights include how to recognize the changes and symptoms that impact care options, such as the 10 early warning signs of dementia, and how to speak with the doctor so the adult child is in a better position to support the aging parent.
“Family discussions about aging can be overwhelming, but with the proper information and direction, it doesn’t have to be so daunting,” said Ruth Stark, Corporate Director of CCRC Marketing for Hebrew SeniorLife. “This comprehensive resource provides direction for families faced with decisions about housing and healthcare in later years, as well as advice from trusted industry experts and resources to help seniors and their families learn more.”
Coupled with the recent launch of Hebrew SeniorLife’s ReAge movement, signaling a new way of thinking about aging in America, this eBook provides families with the tools and information necessary to navigate the aging process in today’s changing healthcare landscape and better prepare for the future. A list of national resources is also available at the back of the book for reference.
Download the “You & Your Aging Parents” eBook at http://AgingRedefined.org.
About Hebrew SeniorLife
Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a national senior services leader uniquely dedicated to rethinking, researching and redefining the possibilities of aging. Based in Boston, the non-profit, non-sectarian organization has provided communities and health care for seniors, research into aging, and education for geriatric care providers since 1903. For more information about Hebrew SeniorLife, visit www.hebrewseniorlife.org or connect on Twitter, Facebook or our blog.