Common Care Home Myths

There comes a time in our lives when poor health or infirmity forces us to evaluate our lifestyle going forward. With an empty nest, a large, relatively maintenance-intensive house will not be a practical place to live in anymore. Unless of course you can afford live-in maids and chauffeurs.

For the rest of us who need to make a retirement fund last, a care home is a necessary consideration. But there are common care home myths that need to be dispelled as there is considerable misinformation out there on what care home can be like.

  1. Care homes are depressing places to live in. Good care homes have communal rooms where one can socialize, make new friends, and participate in activities that the car home may organize. Most care homes organize regular field trips that take its residents to parks, malls, and other public places. Forward thinking care homes also make