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Archive for October, 2018

THE ROLE OF THE COMMUNITY IN TAKING CARE OF OLDER PERSONS

Older persons increasingly choose to stay within their community rather than living in a residential facility for older persons.  The question is however what is the obligation of the community to ensure that older persons can stay in the community despite the challenges of getting older. Communities need to contribute to

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The role family plays in the life of older persons

Family is an integral part of everyone’s life.  It is our connection to the past and to the future.  The importance of family increase with the advance of age as older persons need more support and help in their later life. Family relationships are important at every stage of life.

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What are the care options for older persons?

As people age, they often look into relocating. There are mainly 3 options available for older persons and their children to choose from when they need to decide on a care or living facility. Independent living When an elderly person still has the physical and mental capacity to live independently,

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