What happens when you can’t make decisions regarding your own personal or medical care? Let’s say you’re temporarily incapacitated. Who can make them for you?
When your parent reaches a certain age, their current home may begin to feel like it’s too big for them. Keeping it clean and maintained is becoming a hassle. If they’re widowed, the absence of their partner may make the place feel especially empty.
Music can be powerful medicine for anyone, but especially people with dementia.
Until recently, the Ontario government required that all seniors moving into a retirement residence self-isolate for 14 days.
This could have been a big concern if you were contemplating a move to a seniors’ community, particularly if one of your motivations for moving was to form new social connections.
4 differences that let you know whether you are looking at a retirement home or a long term care home.