Plymouth Terrace Discusses Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Becoming a Caregiver

Plymouth Terrace Senior Living can help you when it comes to making difficult decisions about moving your loved one into assisted living.

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Michimich -- Are you thinking about being the caregiver for your loved one? It's important that you weight all of your options according to Plymouth Terrace Senior Living.

It's a lot of responsibility that can take a mental toll on you. Being prepared for the potential changes of caregiving means asking yourself these important questions:

1.     Am I financially prepared for the extra costs of caregiving (

2.     Am I really capable of taking care of Dad or Mom all by myself? Do I need to hire home care or consider assisted living (

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3.     Do I have the social support and resources I'm going to need?

4.     How will caregiving affect my physical and mental health?

5.     If my parent has dementia and can no longer filter their behavior, will I be able to cope with potentially hurtful words or actions?

6.     Will I be able to allow myself to accept help and take breaks?

7.     Will I be able to cut back on work responsibilities during those times when I need to care for my parent?

8.     Will I be able to make time for myself and my family?

Learn more about weighting your options when it comes to making the decision to becoming a caregiver here (!

When it comes to choosing an attractive, affordable senior living option for yourself or someone you care about, you want something special: outstanding, quality services, a vibrant, friendly atmosphere and attentive, courteous staff. Plymouth Terrace is all this and more!

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About Plymouth Terrace: Located in Plymouth, Michigan, Plymouth Terrace is a family owned senior living community that focuses on life enrichment in a nurturing and independent setting that stimulates the mind, body, and spirit. They understand the difficulty residents can have when searching for the right facility and been in business long enough to understand both the big picture and the critical details. Plymouth Terrace offers affordable Senior Housing for Independent and Assisted Living ( with two specialized Neighborhoods on one campus. Schedule a tour of Plymouth Terrace today –  to learn more, or call (734) 451-0700 to schedule a visit (!

Trey Litz

Source: Plymouth Terrace Senior Living
Filed Under: Health

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