Palliative care is a specialised type of care specifically for people with life-threatening illnesses or long-lasting diseases. Its main goal is to improve quality of life by providing physical and emotional relief from the symptoms, pain and stress that often come with the disease itself, and the curative treatment that goes with it
Over time your ageing parent will need help with their daily care. If you or their spouse aren’t able to provide the level of care they need, then a move to assisted living may be best for their safety and comfort. Read on for useful insights on how to have the conversation and make the move as easy as possible.