Caring for the Elderly
Is it the society's responsibility?
- Some elderly can not pay for their own care.
- Some states have laws put in place that caring for your elderly parents is required. Examples: Alaska, California, Delaware, New Hampshire, and more.
- Types of elderly care: nursing homes, telephone call assurance, hospice care, and more.
- Some elderly find nursing homes depressing, and would probably be upset if they were forced into one.
- Some adult children are having a hard time taking care of their elderly parents.
- Doing something good.
- Caring for elderly=more job opportunities.
- Elderly can feel better/happier.
- Elderly can possibly live a little longer.
- More people helping the elderly=happier adult children (no more stress).
- 24/7 care for the elderly.
- Can be expensive
- Some elderly will be separated from their family.
- Some elderly find nursing homes depressing and would probably be upset if they were forced into one.
- Elderly need to be watched 24/7.
- Lack of freedom to elderly.
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