Firstly, between you and I, there a few brutal truths that mean making a home age-friendly isn’t just a bit important – it is screamingly, desperately urgent! Why? 1. Fail to plan.... : An unsafe home can lead to, otherwise avoidable, accidents or illness that result in unexpected crisis points for the household and their … Continue reading Making a home age-friendly isn’t just a bit important – it is screamingly, desperately urgent!
Should I stay put or go? Have you ever thought about relocating - either yourself or someone else? Sometimes your home may not suit you perfectly anymore, and the obvious answer seems to be to move somewhere else. However, before you decide whether to stay put or go, make sure you have considered all options for … Continue reading Age-Friendly Homes – Should I stay put or go? Article 1
Are you part of the Sandwich Generation? And no, it is not 'Ladies who Lunch'! Do you have caring responsibilities for your children AND your parents (or an older friend or family member)? If so, you are part of the Sandwich Generation - and you are likely to be 'Time Poor' - especially if you work … Continue reading Are you part of the Sandwich Generation?
Tip 1: If you are concerned about your relative, talk to them and find out what they are thinking and feeling. That is to say, you can't help them if you don't understand what it is that they want or need. And they may not want a Residential Care Home, only 7% of people favour … Continue reading Are you visiting older relatives this Christmas?