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Finding a suitable retirement village

In my culture, the assumption is that my family would end up taking care of elderly parents but unfortunately as we don't live in the same state that wasn't possible. It is very stressful to have to search for a caring aged care facility over the internet, but we came up with a short list on line then visted them. I learnt a lot about the difference between different facilities and care levels, which I have noted down on this site. I have to admit, our parents seem much happier now that they are in a good facility and some plans activities for them everyday and does all the chores! When they are happy, I am also happy.

How Retirement Villages Help Combat Loneliness in the Elderly

Loneliness is one of the top concerns for older people living at home in Australia. Feeling lonely can damage mental health, reduce independence, and lead to older people feeling isolated and vulnerable. Moving closer to family or spending more time with friends isn't always an option - and that's where moving to retirement village comes in. Retirement villages are safe, supportive communities specifically designed for the elderly, and they can go a long way towards combatting loneliness - keep reading to find out how. Read More