Retirement constitutes one of the most expensive periods of an individual’s life, and should be planned for accordingly. When a family member enters aged care, the cost of doing so can place significant pressure on both family relationships and finances, particularly if this stage of life hasn’t been planned for.
When you have lived a long and enjoyable life, you should be able to decide how and where you spend your last few years. Though this can be an uncomfortable topic, it is vital to consider and plan for this period so that the strain on your family in what is already a difficult stage of life is reduced.
Planning for aged care is one of the greatest gifts you can give to your family, to reduce anxiety and stress in what is already an incredibly difficult stage for everyone involved.
- Where do you want to live?
- How will your healthcare needs be paid for?
- Who will manage your personal wealth if you are unable to do so?
- Who do you trust to make decisions for you if you are incapacitated?
If you do not know the answer to these questions, or you believe your family doesn’t, it’s time to start planning for your Aged Care Chapman Eastway can plan with you, to ascertain both where are how you will be cared for as you enter old age, and how this will be funded in the future.
To start taking control of your own future, Call Chapman Eastway on 02 9262 4933 today.