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Helping the elderly

the complementary roles of informal networks and formal systems

by Eugene Litwak

  • 30 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Guilford Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Care.,
  • Older people -- Institutional care.,
  • Older people -- Family relationships.,
  • Social structure.,
  • Social groups.,
  • Small groups.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEugene Litwak.
    SeriesPerspectives on marriage and the family
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1451 .L59 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3027533M
    ISBN 100898620775
    LC Control Number85007985

    Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations. Due to technological advances and changing demographics, there is greater need for social services and medical care for seniors. The number of seniors in society is increasing as is the proportion of the elderly to the general population. 2 1. COMMON REACTIONS When a family member is living with dementia, your child or teen might feel:» Sad about how the person is changing.» Curious about how people develop Alzheimer's.» Confused about why the person acts differently or doesn’t recognize him or her.

      Helping the Elderly Downsize At the Manhattan apartment of Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross, Robert Berman, an owner of Capo Auction, and Katie Hustead, background, of Paper Moon Moves, a Author: Kaya Laterman. Caring for the elderly is our own responsibility and not of the other people, home is the best place to go for a person who only have few days left in the world. Let us not deprived them the oppurtunity to have this precious thing in the last hours of their lives.

    Helping the elderly: Loneliness With aging, there are not just physical issues. There can be a range of other issues. Loneliness is defined as a sadness that comes because one has no friends or company.   Encourage the elderly person to begin a well-rounded strength-training program that will enable gradual addition of muscle, which leads to desirable weight gain. Yoga is a good option, and a professionally supervised weightlifting regimen can also provide benefits. Read more: Home Remedies to Gain Weight in One Week. Choose the Best : Barbara Hazelden.


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