Pages tagged with Elderly

In the good old days when Joint families were the norm, there was shelter and place for all the members and the elder members of the family were given a lot of respect.
The Aged worldwide face unique manifestations of based upon history, culture, economic strength and societal perception of the elderly
We all grow old, I have always wondered what I might think when I look at myself at a later age.
If you can answer these questions can you tell me I'm just wondering?
An introduction to me, Maggles. I hope you will Begin to get to know me through this summary.
The Elderly are often left in Care Homes to forge for themselves. We forget these people are our elders and because they raised us and took care of us, we do have an obligation and responsibility to ensure they are being taken care of, not left alone to wither away in their loneliness...
An image of my childhood years was seeing whole families, sitting around a table to work on whatever a sweatshop owner had given to them.
There is so much wisdom that we can glean from our older relatives and friends. Take the time to hear their stories. They will stay with you for a lifetime.
Dementia is a fact of life for many, even most, families. It is devastating on a personal level to the victim and to the family. Look, up close, and understand.
Poem about how people choose the wrong careers and the devastating effects it has on others due to poor performances and abuse of power.
Grief of loss is often a surprise. This story is about a step-mom and how her entering a ready-made family affected one of the children.
This page includes a poem I wrote about Dementia as I have witnessed it.
An elderly man looks into a mirror and sees, not his actual reflection, but a phantom image of the man he once was.
A daughter remembers her father and tells of his childhood during the war.
The elderly generally take a large amount of medications. A good physcian should always be mindful of what medications he can reduce. This improves overall care for the elderly, reduces health costs and could reduce side effects as well.
We all need to be careful of the medicare supplemental insurance ads on television, newspapers and radio. It is best to read your medicare booklet or talk with a medicare agent.
Caring for our elderly parents is an indispensable duty, especially if they suffer with health problems or prolonged illnesses.
There are four different things that we have all dealt with at one time or another, or we know of someone who has dealt with the four different things. How we deal with any of them shows our character and our moral values.
The first thing that I heard on our phone this morning was that "Granny was gone." Granny was the oldest living relative that I had. She was my 88 year old cousin.
It has never occurred to me how a life of an old priest would have been spent after their supposedly retirable years. It was never in my mind until one time when I was flipping through channels on tv and saw this.
Not all people may have their time or really even bother to take care of their elders because of their busy schedule and low "tolerance" to an elder's weird behavior. And not all daughters in law would give support to their in laws when they become sick....but I did. I wanted to help ...
A story of how we can care for the elderly. One day we will be in the same situation and will need help.
As adults we lose the innocent joy of childhood. But sometimes, if we're lucky, in the winter of life, we recapture what was.
Physical and social activities will help boost general health for seniors.
Daisy is a frail elderly old lady who needs support and help. But is there anyone out there who has the time to think about her/ Read on to find out more
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