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How can you find helpful, reliable and appropriate care for your parent, wherever they choose to live?

choosing a care home for respite care

Choosing a home for respite care

Just days after Christmas we received a message from a local care home offering “3 weeks for 2” respite care. A bit startling, but actually not at all a bad idea. After the pleasures and stresses of any festive season, carergivers may well be feeling in need of a break to recover their energies. And […]

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Figuring out sleeping arrangements for the elderly in need of care

Collaborative Post Beds are an easy thing for those who don’t have to deal with physical challenges. You can have something high or low, and it doesn’t have to change shape, giving you the pick of the litter when it comes to stylish and fashionable beds. Of course, though, this often isn’t the case for […]

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Helping your parents with their finances as they get older

Collaborative Post When your parents get older, they are going to rely on you more than ever before. This can be difficult for both of you. After all, you will have more responsibility than you ever had and it can be sad to see your parents struggling with things that they used to find easy. […]

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How to choose the right care home for your loved ones

Collaborative Post One of the hardest things you’ll have to do as an adult is making the decision as to whether or not it’s time for a loved one to move into a home. Although it may be something you don’t want to think about right now, one day the time will come. In order […]

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Government Resources Every Caregiver Should Know About

Collaborative Post Being a caregiver can be tough, not only physically, but mentally and emotionally too. Too often, we are so caught up with the wellbeing of the individuals who require care, that we forget the impact on the caregivers providing it. Although rewarding, caring for someone can have a profound effect on your own […]

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How to spot a good care home for your loved one

Collaborative post No one wants to be put into a care home, and no one likes the responsibility of picking one. The thought of it is worrying for both parties, but there are plenty of establishments out there that provide high-quality care and a loving environment for those you love dearly. Here is how to […]

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