Caring for an elderly parent – where to start?

Caring for an elderly parent – where to start? That’s very ‘up’ for me at the moment.

We’ve been in rescue mode, driving an 86 year old for hours from a place of social isolation and increasing depression and anxiety to… well, you hope a place of some comfort and company but have to recognise it’s also in reality an unfamiliar household with different patterns, pace and rules.

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Long term care plans

Most people would prefer to live at home independently as long as possible. With the ticking timebomb of an ageing and growing population, there’s a real need to begin thinking about long term care plans – for ourselves if not our parents. If you decide you want to make some provision for your care, there […]

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