If you have an elderly relative, one of the best things you can do for them is to go with them to a doctor’s appointment. There are several reasons.
The National Center On Elder Abuse hopes to make the public aware that 1 in 10 older adults experiences some form of abuse or neglect by a caregiver each year.
In China, an adult’s failure to visit elderly parents has just become illegal. In some cases it is illegal in the states as well.
A man was arrested in Pennsylvania on charges of criminally neglecting his elderly mother, causing her to suffer serious bodily harm. What is your legal obligation to an elderly family member?
Perhaps the most devastating aspect of Alzheimer’s is the fact that the person who has memory intact is the one who seems to suffer the most.