Old age: the crown of life, our play’s last act.
Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman statesman, born 106 BC
Being able to navigate your way through the aged-care system for a loved one requires some careful steering, as the complexities of aged care can baffle the inexperienced. The time constraints of organisers — you or your family — coupled perhaps with resistance from the person needing care, can compound the problem. You will want to navigate with your loved one’s best interests at heart and in a way that maximises their ability to maintain dignity and independence. These are as important in old age as at any other time in life.
Aged care is a difficult and tricky topic to broach because you are often dealing with people ...