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What does a hospice do?

... , funeral, grief When a parent reaches end of life or has a terminal illness it ... be difficult to care for them full-time at home. Hospitals are not an ideal place to ... one's days, but a hospice can provide the care and peace to make for a good ...

Planning a funeral: Answers for the bereaved

... funeral: Answers for the bereaved FUNERAL, END OF LIFE, BEREAVEMENT, UNDERTAKER Planning a ... can appear an intimidating prospect. It's an event where a never-ending checklist of tasks looms large ... all to be undertaken when you are in the midst of grief and the initial stages of ...

10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late

... relieve the pressure in times of emergency or end of life. We've put together 10 questions ... late death, probate, funeral, power of attorney, finances There are some questions that ... pressure in times of emergency or end of life. We've put together 10 questions to ask ...

Dignity in dying and care for the living

... care for the living ELDERCARE, INDEPENDENCE, END OF LIFE, DIGNITY Campaigner Amanda Waring explains ... approaches to dignity in dying need to change in the UK, and offers some tips for ... for the living. Renowned filmmaker, comedian and actress Amanda Waring is a staunch campaigner for ...

Talking about dying with your parents

... signs that older people are increasingly making their end of life wishes known, for many people ... , communication, end-of-life, funeral, power of attorney, Joe Levenson, Director of Communications ... older people are increasingly making their end of life wishes known, for many people talking about ...

How can family trusts help to protect assets? (Part 1)

... . Preparing for the possibility of disability and end of life is something no one likes to ... for yourself or a parent, the idea of trusts can be both confusing and daunting. ... for the possibility of disability and end of life is something no one likes to face, ...

Finding good care for older relatives

... She grew up and lived in the East End of London, surviving the Great Depression and ... week's storyteller is Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE ... east of England. She had a hard life. Born at the start of the First ...

Top tips for helping older people overcome mild depression

... an annual cruise, or the grandkids might end up living at the other end of the ... elderly, older people Depression can affect anyone of any age, but as people age, ... their golden years. Sometimes, however, life has other ideas. Maybe the bank balance ...

When dementia brings death to your door

... hold. She already had some experience of end of life care from helping look after her ... took hold. She already had some experience of end of life care from helping look after ... mum, but had no idea what was in store caring for someone with dementia. By ...

Maintaining a relationship when your parent has dementia – a real-life story

... I offer some tips for coping at the end of this article. Jean and Diane's story ... family carers, I often hear heart-rending accounts of family rifts, carer stress and isolation, ... with work and the other demands of daily life. So it's good to know that some ...