When an aging parent moves in, no one can predict how it will work out. What looks good in the beginning can come undone in sudden and distressing ways.
Adult children need to frame moving in as “one step” in the journey to preserve control. While no one can predict the future, one thing is certain: Going forward, you’re going to need more help.
Thankfully, help comes in many forms depending on circumstances and resources. Emphasize that the goal is to find options the preserve both control and quality of life for both generations…