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Adults caring for aging parents

Author Fern Pessin wrote a book called “I’ll be right there: A guide for adults caring for their aging parents,” and shared several tips with GDL.


More than 34 million adults in this country have to care for their parents. Author Fern Pessin wrote a book called “I’ll be right there: A guide for adults caring for their aging parents,” and shared several tips Thursday on GDL. The tips include:
1. Assess current status
2. Open communication to create a full plan
3. Five wishes- If X were to happen, how would you want it to be handled
4. Get legal forms completed
5. Pick hospital and display that info throughout the house
Fern will be at the Atria Lutz on East Chapman Rd, Friday, August 16. from 1 to 2pm. Admission is free, but you'll need to call 813-435-9327 to reserve a seat. The book is available on amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Walmart, and Target.