IT’S TRICKY BEING PART OF THE SANDWICH GENERATION.
Why are we called that? It’s simple – we’re sandwiched between our kids who are possibly still finding their way and our parents who are possibly losing theirs.
When reading 5 Easy Ways to Solve the Aged Care Puzzle, stories may sound all too familiar. You may think I’m zeroing in on your family.
Trust me, I’m not, because my stories come from a variety of places around the globe in western civilisations.
It’s so important for you to realise that you’re not alone in this tricky transitional journey. Many of your friends and colleagues may also be perplexed with the issues of impending Aged Care for their loved ones.
Talk with them, talk with the type of professionals mentioned in this book and make the process easier. It doesn’t have to be hard. Talking can ease what you’re going through.
Imagine the process being easy, because you enlisted the help of professionals who do this every day and know all the tips and tricks of this ever-changing process.
Moving a loved one into Aged Care is not a Set and Forget process. It requires follow-up with the Aged Care Home staff, observation of changes, continuing to pay bills and shopping for incidentals, but your loved one will be safe.
And if you’ve been involved in full-time care for a loved one, you’ll possibly find that after 24/7 care is over, you may begin to remember the funnier moments.