Several months ago, I visited my elderly mother in Florida to help her consider moving into an independent living facility with congregate dining. She and I, her best friend, and my aunt went on a tour of Forest Trace in Lauderhill, Florida. All three older adults plunked down a deposit on an apartment. The die was cast.
I went back down to Florida, the weekend before last, to help my mother move. That was my deal with her when I encouraged her to make this big change. It took four days for my daughter and I to unpack all the boxes, find a place for everything, and get her settled.... Read More