Friends Care Community Brochure
I am writing this with a bias. My wife and I moved into a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) 2 years ago when we were in our early 70s.
Symptoms of relocation stress syndrome include exhaustion, sleep disturbances, anxiety, grief and loss, depression and disorientation.
But being prepared for the psychological roadblocks you’re likely to hit when you broach the subject will help make that conversation more productive, and maybe even pleasant.
Options for respite care range from informal agreements with friends and neighbors to formal contracts for services with an agency or onsite at a facility.