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Discussing home care options with your ageing parents?

Posted by Linda Summerton on Dec 20, 2018 7:00:00 PM

Growing Older Doesn't Have to Be Scary:

But quite frankly it is. Losing the ability to care for oneself can not only be a risk to personal safety, but it is difficult to come to terms with mentally and emotionally. Often its left to the children to broach the subject of Mum and or Dad needing home care, - this can be a daunting prospect but can be made more comfortable and more effective by careful research and planning.

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Topics: Aged Care, Home Care, Disability Support, Elder Care, #amazingsupport, #myagedcare, #assistedliving, #homecareproviders, #assistance, #clientdirectedcare, #family, #care, #homecarepackages

Elderly mum or dad ok? In Home Care may be the answer.

Posted by Linda Summerton on Jun 16, 2018 2:23:00 PM

 Leslie helped her mum and dad downsize to their little cottage. Both 70, at the time, they were fit for their age. But, mum wanted less housework and dad a smaller yard. Now, at 75, mum has Parkinson's disease,and Leslie is over 50 with two kids in college.  Leslie is a Purchasing Manager looking forward to travel with her husband Mick at retirement. But, now Leslie worries about mum and dad being home alone without home care services.

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Topics: Aged Care, Checklist, Home Care, Elder Care

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