You may have saved for retirement, but what about the latter part of life? Many of us say we want to live at home and don't really consider what to do if we can't. That should be WHEN we can't. No one gets out alive yet there isn't a lot of support for later in life. Penny Wedd cared for her mom during her final years. Hear what she learned about the costs and surprises along the way.
In addition to activities at the community centre, Penny enrolled her mom in day care at the Margaret Fulton Centre in North Vancouver. It provided Penny a break and her mom life-enhancing activity and human contact.
Many of the resources available for home support are on line, including the BC Government's Advanced Care Planning information.