It can be tempting to put off thinking about aged care. When you’re busy enjoying life in the present it can be challenging to find the time or desire to think too far ahead. But the key to successful ageing is having a sense of control—and when it comes to control, planning ahead is essential..
American crooner Frank Sinatra may have sung about a few regrets in his classic My Way, but his lyrics also boasted that he “planned each charted course, each careful step along the byway” of life. Regardless of whether Ol’ Blue Eyes’ choices were wise or not, the song’s message should resonate with anyone wishing to.
Users to pay for aged care The decision around whether to get some home help or move to where you or a loved one can get support and care is never an easy one. But since 1 July changes to the aged care system in Australia should have given individuals and families a clearer understanding.