Read Anne’s story about her parents moving from a large house more than 150 miles from her, to local sheltered housing.
Read Jenny’s story about finding the right care homes for her parents, the things to ask when you’re looking around and what to look out for.
Choosing a care home for a loved one is never an easy decision, read Pam’s story about how she went about finding the right place for her mother.
Sharing a home
John and his wife have moved his mother-in-law into their home to be able to care for her as she got older – read their story.
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