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Holidays With Ageing Parents

Holidays With Ageing Parents

December 9, 2014
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The Christmas holidays are fast approaching, and that means gathering the family together for some Christmas cheer. Let’s be frank, however, and face the fact that for many families the Christmas get together can be a difficult and stressful period if ageing parents are becoming noticeably lonely […]

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Moving from Guilt to Acceptance after placing a parent into aged care

Moving from Guilt to Acceptance after placing a parent into aged care

February 15, 2014
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You have noticed your mum is becoming increasingly frail and confused. She moved in with your family soon after your dad passed away a few years ago, and at first it was great. Sure, she never totally got used to not having dad around, but she was still […]

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Having “The Conversation” with Your Ageing Parents.

Having “The Conversation” with Your Ageing Parents.

December 22, 2013
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Holidays are traditionally festive times, when families gather to share good food and good company and to make memories. It is a time when everyone is on their best behavior, trying to keep old sibling rivalries and the like on the back burner. For many of us this […]

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