It can be tricky to look after elderly parents and deal with the care system when you live in the UK. But if you’re thousands of miles away, it can often be frustrating to think about managing things remotely. Indeed, many people living in the UK with elderly parents speak of the crushing guilt and anxiety they feel at the mere thought of worsening their loved ones’ health, not to mention the stress it can create with other family members still living at home.
Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help your parents remain as independent as possible, to allow yourself some peace of mind:
Set Up Skype
You’re still making daily phone calls at home to your parents already. But set up Skype if they have a device or tablet during your next visit and show them how to use it if they’re not already aware …