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How Does Health Affect One's Ability to Live Independently?

As the child of aging parents, each passing year has probably brought more and more worries about the challenges and limitations your folks have to confront with increasing frequency. So many seemingly small and inconsequential actions of everyday living require a level of physical or mental ability that they may no longer possess. Even simple routines — like fetching the mail from the curbside box, clearing the front steps of snow, remembering to take medications, or letting the dog out — can become ordeals if an elderly loved one is experiencing declining health. Sometimes, an aging parent’s lifestyle can change overnight, leaving you with the responsibility of creating workarounds, finding in-home help, or exploring a move into an assisted living facility.

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5 Reasons To Not Be Sorry for Worrying About Your Parents

Do you often feel that you worry too much about your aging parents? Perhaps other family members or friends chide you for being “codependent” or “over-protective.” The truth is that you have some pretty good reasons behind your increasing concern. Aging is often accompanied by an array of physical, emotional, and mental changes that pose health and safety challenges to our elderly loved ones. But, once you identify these challenges, it becomes much easier to manage them.

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3 Services Every Caregiver Needs to be Happy and Healthy

Whether you’re providing care for an ailing mother with Alzheimer’s or just making sure your elderly father is safe and healthy at home, acting as primary caregiver for an aging parent can feel like more than a full-time job. Making sure that groceries are stocked, meals cooked and eaten, appointments made, medications taken on time, and any other myriad tasks that ensure quality of life can become physically, emotionally, and financially draining.

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Living Alone with Alzheimer's

 

The right to live in your own home without fear for your safety, privacy, or property is a fundamental and inalienable human right—set down in writing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of the United Nations.

Article 12
“No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.”

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