Care for Elderly Parents
If you care for elderly parents, you are likely facing issues that you never knew you would have to think about. Things like what type of doctors specialize in care for elderly, where your parent will live, what types of health conditions they may face and more. AgingCare.com can help you get the support and information you need as you care for elderly parents.
Articles About Care For Elderly
- Gender Differences in Response to Alzheimer's Disease
A survey of men and women in four European nations and the United States showed gender differences in fear of the disease and concern for and care of loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease. Among other findings, men are more certain that wives will take care of them should they develop the disease than the reverse.
- Protecting Seniors from Dangerous Summer Heat
Heat kills 400 Americans a year, many of them elderly. Yet seniors often don't realize when they are becoming overheated. Learn ways to protect elderly loved ones from hot weather, even if they refuse to use air conditioning or dress too warmly. And find out first aid tips should they collapse from heat stroke.
- Court Finds Health-Law Mandate Unconstitutional
A federal appeals court has ruled as unconstitutional the individual mandate option, which requires everyone to buy health care insurance by 2014 or face fines, setting up a Supreme Court showdown. It upheld the rest of the law.
- Pope’s Age-Related Resignation Highlights Elder Care's ‘Unanswerable’ Questions
Pope Benedict XVI, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, resigned due to age-related issues. His historic choice offers us all a lesson in making difficult decisions.
- Planning Ahead for Mom and Dad's Elderly Care
Known as advanced care planning, have a conversation with your elderly parents on wills, living trusts, health care proxies, etc. before they get sick.
- Can caregivers crack under the pressure of caring for an elder?
Caregiving for an elderly parent is extremely stressful and isolating. It is more than OK to ask for help – it is essential.