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Tips for choosing a care home

... and be comforted by that knowledge in her last weeks of life. Price may be influential ... alzheimer's, eldercare, end-of-life, trust, power of attorney Sarah Guthrie, the daughter of ... Commander Branse Burbridge, talks through her family's choice of care home for her mum and dad ...

Tips on juggling work, family – and two parents with dementia

... it happened to me. It did not last long, but it was a bittersweet experience ... can all do in advance is set up Powers of Attorney, leaving them to hand until ... to hold down a job, take care of a family, and look after two parents ...

Caring for a father with Parkinson's

... had won the FA Cup. They had last won it in 1939 and he had followed ... from his own home. My mum had power of attorney which dad had given her realising ... is Chris. Chris tells the sad story of his brilliant father's degeneration due to Parkinson's, ...

How to apply for Attendance Allowance - what you need to know - Part 1

... fairly straightforward. Having said this, the last question on the form really confused me. ... the document, because we still don't have Power of Attorney which is quite another story! ... Sandra and her husband have begun the process of applying for Attendance Allowance for her mother-in-law. ...

Why we shouldn't de-clutter our family history

... Before I destroyed them I read them one last time and they brought back so many memories ... powerful emotions. The joys of juvenile love and the agony of having been dumped all came ... apace and the latest book on the benefits of de-cluttering (" Stuffocation" by James Wallman ...

Talking about dementia - blogging and how it helps

... enough and not in the right way. Last autumn I decided to move back to my ... What is it they say about information being power? That knowledge is strength? I'm sure ... week's storyteller is Jill Sinclair. In honour of Dementia Awareness Week Jill talks about caring for ...

What does the increase in silver divorces mean for adult children?

... well have set up legal frameworks such as Power of Attorney. If they divorce they'll need ... comes to divorce, according to the Office of National Statistics. Generally divorces are down since ... set up legal frameworks such as Power of Attorney. If they divorce they'll need to make ...

What to do when a parent dies

... in the short term. If you held power of attorney, that will now be at ... the Northern Ireland government services. There's plenty of help available online, especially from government websites ... short term. If you held power of attorney, that will now be at an end ...

Who are occupational therapists and how can they help our family?

... to involve next of kin who may hold power of attorney, the GP, and other ... CARE, HOMES, SOCIAL, CARE Many of us meet occupational therapists for the first time ... next of kin who may hold power of attorney, the GP, and other health or ...

Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules

... entering care then the Local Authority has statutory powers to recover the asset or lump sum of ... Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules care fees, money, finance ... issues including care fee funding, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection. If you'd like ...