Supporting or caring for an elderly parent, partner or relative can be very hard particularly if you are new to it.
- Has your mum recently been diagnosed with Dementia?
- Is your dad suddenly living alone and caring for himself?
- Confused about finances and what you might be entitled to?
Age Space will help guide you through the stages of elderly care in Norfolk – sharing advice on how to make it easier for your parents to stay at home, looking for care support and if needed what to look for when choosing a care home. With our local partners we aim to give you lots of practical guidance and information on all things relating to elderly care in Norfolk – legal matters, money, health and keeping active, dementia, charity support, looking after yourself and grief and bereavement.
Check list to see if your parents are coping
Here’s our jargon buster guide to breaking the care language barrier
A check list of everything worth knowing in case of an emergency
Its important to get your parents care and support needs assessed, to see what help you’re entitled to
Resources available from the county council, the NHS and the local GP.
You’ll find lots more localised information on the Age Space Norfolk pages, such as
- Money Worries – expert financial advice from our Norfolk partner Almary Green
- Legal Matters – Ashtons Legal offer practical legal guidance on elderly care
- Health & Keeping Active – lots of useful information on the benefits of keeping active in Norfolk
Check out our Norfolk Blog section with interesting news from local people and organisations working towards improving later life in Norfolk.
Also, why not drop into our FORUM it’s a great place to chat to other people in similar situations and share your own advice and experiences.