Care in old age (9)

When someone is diagnosed as terminally ill

Being diagnosed with a terminal illness is a watershed moment. Palliative care provides support during this difficult time.

Life in a nursing home: a new experience

It is not always easy to adjust to the unfamiliar environment of a nursing home. It will take time and the right attitude.

Sometimes a nursing home is inevitable

When an elderly person's health prevents them from living independently in their own home, it is time to consider moving to a nursing home.

Caring for family members is a tough job

Caring for a parent is very demanding and takes up a lot of time and energy. It can become a huge strain.

Elder care at home for as long as possible

Older people want to stay in their own home for as long as possible. The rules of the game change when they need care.

Enjoying life in your old age

Growing older brings a wealth of changes, but there is no need for your quality of life to suffer.

How to minimise the risk of falls

As we become older, we are more likely to fall, which can have a devastating impact. Preventive measures can significantly reduce the risk.

Carefree in your retirement

Why you should plan for your twilight years as soon as possible and what you need to think about.

Who pays when care is needed?

The cost of caring for the elderly and infirm is constantly rising. Families should not be afraid to discuss the cost of care.