TAL #027 ALLISON LAZICKY

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TOPICS OF NOTE:

  • The benefits of a parent's move to an assisted living community
  • How to initiate a difficult conversation with a parent
  • Maintaining the sense of purpose and dignity for seniors
  • The guilt in simultaneously managing your own family and your parent's life
  • Managing the leadership role of being "the" family caregiver
  • The power of assigning accountability and responsibilities to family members
  • The impact gratitude has within your leadership role
  • Putting "The Oz Principle" to work for you
  • The importance of having an organized system in place to keep you on track
  • How to look for the right assisted living community
  • What assisted living residents can gain in the community
  • How to join your parent's journey
  • How to acclimate more quickly to the assisted living community
  • Who to check in with to see how your parent is really adjusting
  • What happens if the assisted living isn't the right fit
  • How to handle relatives who have a negative opinion about the assisted living

 

QUOTES OF NOTE:

You have to be like a ninja, always able to go in a different direction.
— Allison Lazicky
You have to think proactively.
— Allison Lazicky
It’s not only your parent or loved one’s quality of life, it’s yours as well.
— Allison Lazicky

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