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With an increasingly aged population growing every year, the healthcare industry has had to make substantial changes in how it functions. The ways we care for our elderly has broadened, increasing the opportunity for older people to live healthier and happier lives here in the United States.

The elderly are also experiencing what experts call “aging in place” where services are brought to and implemented in the home. The advantages of this growing trend are many, including privacy, dignity and comfort of continuing in a long-cherished private residence.

Close relatives, including adult children, have obvious concerns about their aging parents. Do I have enough time and money to help mom or dad? What do I do with my parent who lives in another city? A senior may not need skilled nursing, but still some level of supervision and healthcare may be necessary.

In response to this growing need, the number and kind of home healthcare positions has increased. Whether the need is for a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Home Healthcare Aide (HHA) or companion, the right person for the aging adult is out there in the workforce, and many organizations exist to help match a caregiver with a senior adult.

Nowadays, family members do not have to put up with inferior care for a loved one. Also, there’s no need to feel guilty or put upon by having to be a caregiver when someone is not equipped or available to be one. Placement in a nursing home can also be avoided or postponed with the number of great home health care options out there. A senior can live safely and meaningfully at home with professional and compassionate assistance.

To investigate home health care for your aging parent or loved one, do online research, ask trusted friends for referrals and speak to the primary care physician. These are all great resources for family members to find the best solution for healthy senior living.

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  1. John says:

    The aging in place’ methodology is similar to a philosophy that residents of a certain Greek island as well as people in South American countries live by. This way of life is very different from the way that Americans treat their elderly, which is to warehouse the elderly (for the most part) in retirement homes. In the countries I mentioned, the elderly remain living in their family’s home. That way, they continue to feel useful as a functioning part of the family structure. This gives them a purpose to live and that results in a longer life span.

  2. Lee says:

    I think the biggest challenge to this issue of how you are going to care for your elderly parents comes from those whose parents live far away. When you have to relocate in order to advance in your career or job, it’s understandable. If you have any career aspirations, you almost always have to move away from home. That leaves both parents and children in a vulnerable position. It must be a difficult decision to be sure.

  3. Thomas says:

    One of the great achievements of the twentieth century is a dramatic rise in life expectancy. However, increased life expectancy combined with declining birth rates have caused many to worry about the cost of an ageing population. Frequently, we hear about demographic time bombs’ and the fear future generations will struggle to meet an ever increasing number of retired workers and pension commitments. I guess the good thing is the higher demand for these types of jobs.

  4. Monty says:

    Treating the elderly requires a high level of coordination of care, but the healthcare system typically does not provide the resources to allow even the best doctors to do so. Geriatricians often are not paid for any aspect of their work outside of seeing patients face-to-face. Despite considerable red tape that limits the care patients receive and what doctors get paid, a number of hospitals throughout the country have begun setting up geriatric centers that are dedicated to providing a high level of care specifically organized around the needs of geriatric patients. This is just one reason why healthcare is getting better.

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