This echoes the sentiments of a previous post with an examination of what questions we need to be posing to our parents in their future care issues. When confronting this directly; the Most common response I receive is thats my Mom, or the larger one; She feels she will be better and wants to stay in her home.
I agree it is a tough issue; but the questions still need to be asked. Here is a starting point for you. http://Bit.Ly/AgingParents
We need to look long past our pensions and consider longer term solutions. Alex Mihailidis, PhD, P.Eng., How engineers are Helping Seniors with Dementia stay at home. http://www.scribd.com/doc/29337529/Alex-Aging-Issues-Sept-2009
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