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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Moving an Elderly Loved One

This second article on moving an elderly loved one overs valuable tips and tools to ease the stress of a later life transition.


A middle-aged son and his mother — she in her late 80s, eager for life but tired of driving and cooking and feeling isolated — find a sun-drenched studio unit in a beautiful, service-laden independent- and assisted-living facility. They’re both thrilled and relieved, until a couple of weeks before move-in day, at which point the mother suddenly balks.

She doesn’t want to move. She so adamantly doesn’t want to move that she stays in her old apartment for a month after the new lease is signed, visiting her eventual home for the occasional meal, taking her time. Read the full article on the NYT New Old Age Blog

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