What Shall We Do With Granny?

Dear Cat, this is a very important blog, for you explain so very well, what sort of care the elderly should get. And I reckon Joe says it very well too in the comment section, what the care packages are all about.
I reblog all this in the hope that my family are willing to carefully read all this, and that maybe this is going to help them to get a different understanding about old age.


What should we older folks do when we get close to our use-by date?

One of the bloggers I have been following for a very long time is Aunty Uta, who moved from Germany to Australia with her husband and young family in the late 1950’s (I think – correct me if I’m wrong, dear Uta!). See https://auntyuta.com.

Now that her children are grown and she is a widow in her late eighties with grandchildren and great-grandchildren, she’s wondering about preparing to manage in the final years of her life. Should she hand over her house to her daughter and granddaughter, and restrict herself to just one room? A quandary that has set me thinking too.

My mother was running her own household, doing all her own shopping, cooking and cleaning, running upstairs and downstairs, managing her finances and everything else in daily life, until the age of 95. I…

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