People often come to see me for advice in planning for their retirement, but we also do a lot of work helping people prepare for when they need extra care in the home, or to move into residential aged care. There are a heap of unknowns about life in residential aged care, for both the person who might need care and their relatives who have been caring for them at home. It’s really useful to be able to hear straight from somebody who’s in care right now in this article. Have a quick read of My life inside an aged-care home: what it’s really like by Ron Elphick.