ARE YOUR AGING PARENTS DOING OK BY THEMSELVES?

ARE YOUR AGING PARENTS DOING OK BY THEMSELVES?

  HOLIDAY times are often when families from near and far get together for celebration. What these gatherings look like may change as family members age and family dynamics change. For many families winter holidays may be the one time of the year when they visit...
Your Retirement Home Lease

Your Retirement Home Lease

A LEASE in a retirement home is the same as any lease you take on; it’s a legal document which binds you to certain things, and ensures you’re in receipt of others. So it is not something that should be signed without full review and without the opportunity to ask...
In House Doctors at Retirement Homes

In House Doctors at Retirement Homes

As a care facility, licensed retirement homes very often have a general practitioner or a nurse practitioner, as an ‘in house medical service’. You can’t unfortunately utilize the in-house physician as well as your own GP, but you may consider switching to the GP at...
Room Sizes and Suite Options in Retirement Homes

Room Sizes and Suite Options in Retirement Homes

Although it’s highly likely you’re downsizing when moving into a retirement residence, it doesn’t mean you can’t bring things with you or still personalise your space. Here we talk of what that space could look like and include: Size of Space: while suite sizes in...