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Managing Your Parents: There are many issues that arise when dealing
with your aging parents. Even during your middle age your parents still
think of you as a child. There are ways to enhance or improve your relationship
with your aging parent. The articles included in this category will show
you how. Also offered in this collection of articles are concrete suggestions
on how to best deal with the tough issues that exist, such as moving your
parent to an elder-care residence.
Geriatric Care Managers
Geriatric Care Managers can be of great assistance to physicians in many ways. The Geriatric Care Manager is a professional in assessing the older adults needs, finding, coordinating and monitoring services that are available within the community. Geriatric Care Managers work as a team with the older adult, family members, physicians, community services and other professionals to ensure the older adults needs are being met in the least restrictive environment possible while ensuring quality of services and quality of life.
Eldercare Causes Absentism In The Workplace
Many people do not realize the impact that caring for an elderly relative has on their career. Did you know that...
Familial caregivers comprise eighty percent of the care given to an elder.
One half to three quarters of caregivers live under the same roof with the elder.
Most caregivers are women and are blood relatives of an elder or the spouses of sons with elderly loved ones.
One third of caregivers are in the work force.
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