Is A Care Home The Right Option For My Family?

There are many aspects of looking after an aging relative that can be challenging. Some are practical in nature and relate to your relative’s living conditions, while others can be more emotional than anything else.

Unfortunately, there might come a time when you find that overseeing the care of your family member is too much for one person alone. While you know that you would do anything to keep your family member safe and comfortable, there is only so much that you can take on yourself. Matters relating to healthcare might very well be too much for you unless you are a trained and qualified healthcare professional.

That being said, you don’t want to make such a drastic change as moving your family member into a care home too soon unnecessarily. You want to ensure that such a step is taken at the right time and for the right reasons.

If you have recently been wondering if a care home would be the right option for your family, here are a few indications that now is the time to make this change.

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Tan to succeed Miller as Wayfair’s chief technology officer

BOSTON — Online home furnishings retailer Wayfair has promoted Fiona Tan to chief technology officer, effective March 1. She will replace Jim Miller, who will stay on until his retirement at the end of June.

Tan joined Wayfair in 2020 as global head of customer and supplier technology working closely with Miller as the planned successor to the CTO role.

“As we move forward on our rapid growth trajectory, we are incredibly excited to welcome Fiona to the CTO role,” said Niraj Shah, CEO, co-chairman and co-founder of Wayfair. “In just two years, Fiona has established an impressive track record of success across our Technology organization and is, without a doubt, the exceptional leader and technologist we need to advance our exciting and ambitious growth plans moving forward.”

He added, “We are grateful to Jim for his vast contributions to the organization over the past several years, as board member, interim CTO and then CTO. Jim has been the driving force behind the transformation and maturation of our Technology organization that has attracted world-class talent and positioned us extremely well for the immense opportunity ahead.”

Tan steps into the CTO role with more than 25 years of experience leading technology

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