Friends or family? It’s not usually a choice people have to make. But after my father died, that was the choice my mother faced.
None of her three children lived in Perth; two of us lived on the other side of the country, one on the other side of the world. But Perth is where my outgoing mother had spent her then-68 years, and all her friends lived there.
She decided to stay put.
My mother, now 84, was right to stay with her friends rather than move to Sydney to be near us. Research is mounting to show that if you had ...