Sometimes the subject of long-term care can cause mixed emotions in the loved one who requires such care, as well as, the other family members in their life.
The truth is that there may come a time in your family when certain circumstances indicate that it is a possibility that should be considered. Successful long-term care supplies a comprehensive range of medical, personal, and social services coordinated to meet the physical, social, and emotional needs of people who are chronically ill or disabled. For example, a loved one may be in need of someone to help monitor medications or may require assistance with personal care (including dressing, bathing, and toilet assistance). Whatever the circumstance, it is important that you and your family have the background knowledge needed in order to make an informed decision.