How can I convince my loved one to consider enrolling in a LIFE program?

Dr. Arun S. Rao, MD
Geriatric Medicine Specialist

You may be able to convince your loved one to consider enrolling in a LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) program by showing him or her the services that are offered and the expertise that the LIFE program has in caring for older adults and managing these complex cases. Your loved one may start realizing that there is some benefit. Also, there is a lot of help for caregivers. Helping them out with the stresses of day-to-day caregiving is a big convincing factor. The participant might see the benefits of this and come around to saying this might be something worth trying. Ultimately, it comes down to an individual choice.

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