Who Is Going To Help Your Aging Loved One If You Cannot?

Many adult children move away from home and live hundreds of miles away from their elderly parents or grandparents. If this describes your case and if your parent or grandparent living in Denver, Colorado needs more care than they can provide for themselves, you will need to look into your options for providing that care. One answer is to move back home to care for them yourself but this may not be possible if you have to leave a job and/or family members behind. Another choice would be to have family members who live closer by help take care of them. This may work for some of the care but everyone needs some regular time off to rest and take care of other obligations; this is a time when you should consider bringing in Denver elder care services to help your loved one with the care that he or she needs.

Remember to prescreen any Denver senior caregiver that you are considering. By working with a respected Denver elder care services organization, you can speak with a Denver senior caregiver who has a clean background check and who also comes with several references. You can call the references and get the inside story on the type of care the Denver senior caregiver has given in the past in order to make an informed decision. What you will find is that most of the quality caregivers who work with Denver elder care services truly love working with the elderly, have a great deal of experience and take their jobs very seriously. This is the type of Denver senior caregiver that you would want in your parents’ or grandparents’ homes.

One of the primary qualities that a Denver elder care provider can give to your aging parent or grandparent is companionship. This is a vital component to everyone’s mental health, which also affects physical health, and so it is critical that your loved one has the companionship that he or she needs. If you cannot be there to provide it, a Denver elderly home care aid can do so for you. The Denver elder care services caregiver can write letters or play games with your loved one or can simply converse. Denver elderly care aids can also escort your parent or grandparent to meals, if they attend group meals, or to religious services. A Denver elder care companion can also accompany them to visits with friends or to physicians as well as provide transportation for those who no longer drive.

For those who want help around the house, a Denver elderly care aid can perform light housekeeping and do the laundry. Denver elderly home care might also encompass meal preparation, making it easier for your elder to get the proper foods in the amounts needed.

For all of these areas, Denver elder care services take the worry out of making sure your aging parent or loved one is taken care of well.

Susan Slobac is a consultant in the home health care industry. Susan writes about trends in Denver elder care services & Denver senior caregiver.

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Breaking News – World’s most expensive home? another bauble for a saudi prince

Breaking News – World’s most expensive home? another bauble for a saudi prince
LOUVECIENNES, France — When the Chateau Louis XIV sold for over $300 million two years ago, Fortune magazine called it “the world’s most expensive home,” and Town Country swooned over its goldleafed fountain, marble statues and hedged labyrinth set in a 57acre landscaped park. But for all the lavish details, one fact was missing the identity of the buyer. Now, it turns out that the paper trail leads to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, heir to the Saudi throne and the driving force behind a series of bold policies transforming Saudi Arabia and shaking up the Middle East. The 2015 purchase appears to be one of several extravagant acquisitions — including a $500 million yacht and a $450 million Leonardo da Vinci painting — by a prince who is leading a sweeping crackdown on corruption and selfenrichment by the Saudi elite and preaching fiscal austerity at home. The chateau was bought for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is leading a crackdown on corruption by the Saudi elite and preaching fiscal austerity at home. Fayez NureldineAgence FrancePresse — Getty Images “He has tried to build an image of himself, with a fair amount of success, that he is different, that he’s a reformer, at least a social reformer, and that he’s not corrupt,” said Bruce O. Riedel, a former C.I.A. analyst and author. “And this is a severe blow to that image.” The story of Chateau Louis XIV, as pieced together through interviews and documents by The New York Times, unfolds like a financial whodunit, featuring a lawyer in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and a fixer for the very rich from the Mediterranean nation of Malta. Even Kim Kardashian made a cameo at the chateau, reportedly considering it for her wedding to Kanye West. The ownership of the chateau, in Louveciennes, France, near Versailles, is carey shrouded by shell companies in France and Luxembourg. Those companies are owned by Eight Investment Company, a Saudi firm managed by the head of Crown Prince Mohammed’s personal foundation. Advisers to members of the royal family say the chateau ultimately belongs to the crown prince. The chateau is built in the style of Louis XIV, and a marble statue of him overlooks the grounds. Lea Mandana for The New York Times Eight Investment was the same company that backed Prince Mohammed’s impulse buy of the 440foot yacht from a Russian vodka tycoon in 2015. The company also recently bought an 620acre estate in CondésurVesgre, known as Le Rouvray, an hour’s drive from Paris. The chateau’s architect is refurbishing the manor house there and building structures for an apparent hunting compound, according to permit records at the local town hall. Versailles Style, Modern AmenitiesThe chateau’s developer, Emad Khashoggi, nephew of the late billionaire arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, bulldozed a 19thcentury castle in Louveciennes to make way for the new chateau in 2009. To the naked eye it appears to have been built in the time of Versailles, the royal palace that set a world standard for gaudy luxury. But the 17thcentury design camouflages 21stcentury technology. The fountains, system, lights and whispersilent air conditioning can all be controlled remotely by iPhone. Along with more standard flourishes for topoftheline properties, like a wine cellar and theater, the rotunda features an exquisite fresco on the ceiling while the moat includes a transparent underwater chamber with sturgeon and koi swimming overhead. A statue of Louis XIV made of Carrara marble stands over the grounds. The Chateau Louis XIV is set in a 57acre landscaped park. The developer bulldozed a 19thcentury castle in Louveciennes to make way for the new chateau in 2009. Charles PlatiauReuters “The idea is tacky, and then once you visit it isn’t,” said Marianne Merlino, who was the town’s deputy mayor during construction. “Like in Versailles, that was way over the top too, and like Louis XIV, he achieved something really quite incredible.”An Assertive Young LeaderIn less than three years in the public eye, Crown Prince Mohammed, 32, has forged a reputation as an assertive — some critics say reckless — leader. He launched an air campaign in Yemen and spearheaded the blockade of Qatar. Yet he also appears to have won the popular support of many young Saudis for reining in the country’s religious police, promising to give women the right to drive and announcing that theaters will be allowed to open again. But his swift rise has ruffled some of his elders, especially when he shoved aside his older cousin to become crown prince. He has come under even more scrutiny since the arrests last month of nearly a dozen of his royal cousins and hundreds of other businessmen or officials, who have been detained at the RitzCarlton in Riyadh, now the world’s most luxurious jail. The government characterized the arrests as a crackdown on corruption but critics have called it a political purge and a shaked

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