Moving Mom Without Tears - Relocation Specialist Shares Secrets of Success
Moving elderly parents is stressful for both adult children and their parents, but by focusing on the physical and emotional needs of the elderly and including them in the details of moving, the transition can painless and beneficial.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 6, 2008
The moving experience can be extremely stressful, especially for the elderly who are leaving their comfortable surroundings. Adult children can find their parents' discomfort upsetting as well, but Nancy Daniel Wesson has tips to make the move go smoothly in her new book "Moving Your Aging Parents: Fulfilling Their Needs and Yours Before, During, and After the Move" (ISBN 9781932690545, Loving Healing Press, 2008).
Adult children frequently have to make difficult decisions about their elderly parents, and moving those parents from their home to an apartment, nursing home or any new and unfamiliar space can be upsetting for both the parent and child. Nancy Wesson's new book, "Moving Your Aging Parents" is a long overdue guide for making this transition easier. Nancy focuses on the need to consider health and safety issues while moving, but also to minister to the elderly parent's emotional and spiritual needs.
Nancy Wesson has helped thousands through the moving process so she has priceless instructions for every aspect of the relocation. Wesson reminds the reader to take into consideration the size of the new space, to involve the elderly parent in the decision of what to keep and what to discard, to consider the placement of furniture and necessities with regards to special needs, and the importance of displaying pictures and treasured articles prominently. Most importantly, she focuses on communication between the parent and adult child so both feel their needs are met during the transition.
This hope-filled book will teach adult children how to help their parents by:
- Identifying needs and desires to create a quality life
- Coping with the mindset of people who lived through the Great Depression
- Creating emotionally sustaining environments to feed the soul
- Selling the family home
- Asking the RIGHT questions to help divest of treasures
- Managing one's energy and spirit throughout the process
Experts on caring for the elderly agree that "Moving Your Aging Parents" is an invaluable resource for anyone with an elderly parent. "A creative and inspiring godsend for helping Mom and Dad transition to the next phase of life," says Jacqueline Marcell, author of "Elder Rage." Lillian Garnier Bridges, President of the Lotus Institute, states, "Readers will find so many useful tips and strategies and will also learn much more about themselves in the process." Chris Holland, Ph. D. and R. N. agrees, "Nancy's approach is both genuine and practical offering a valuable tool for this very important and often neglected phase of life."
About the Author
Nancy Wesson intuitively combines her education, training, interests, and expertise to offer services that take people beyond surviving to thriving. Nancy offers seminars in many areas including Feng Shui, People Reading Skills, and Applied Intuition. She has made guest appearances on KLRU television in Austin, TX, been the featured guest on "At Home" produced by Shenandoah University Public Television in Winchester, VA, and has traveled as a featured expert speaker for Princess Cruise Lines. Nancy's syndicated Austin Homesteader articles appear on her website. She also serves clients in Washington D. C. where she has presented at The United States Department of Labor and the U. S. Department of Justice.
"Moving Your Aging Parents: Fulfilling Their Needs and Yours Before, During, and After the Move" (ISBN 9781932690545, Loving Healing Press, 2008) can be purchased through local and online bookstores. For more information, visit www. movingyouragingparents. com. Publicity contact: www. ReaderViews. com. Review copies available upon request.