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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.

Two reasons why your elderly parent might be better off in an aged care facility instead of living by themselves

If your elderly parent is currently living alone, it may be worth asking them if they would like to move into an aged care facility (otherwise known as a nursing home). Read on to find out why. It could make their day-to-day life safer and easier Living alone as an elderly person can be challenging and stressful. The physical frailty and cognitive issues that often develop when a person enters their twilight years can make everyday tasks considerably harder than they once were. Read More