It's so hard to face this decision for your parents. The roles are reversed, and you are now the caretaker in the relationship. The people who raised you, loved you and protected you throughout your life need your help. You are met with the frightening job of choosing a senior living community for them when they can no longer care for themselves. We know how intimidating this task can be when there are so many communities and services to choose from that all claim to do the same thing.
Depending on what stage of memory loss your loved one is experiencing, this condition can present new challenges in caring and communicating with the individual. Regular activities that you once enjoyed may change and new challenges can present themselves when interacting with this person. Finding ways to engage and care for your loved one will help ease the stress of caretaking and dealing with memory loss.