This quote from this Atlantic article gets me, every time: “Many of my patients wanted to make a difference in the world but, finding no role for themselves, were treated as socially useless.” With our growing elderly population, how do we make aging more positive?
Perspective on caring for the aging is important as well.There has been formal research into the importance of recognizing the positive aspects of senior care, particularly given how much negative focus there has been.
- A recent study found that Hispanics are the cultural group most likely to look favorably upon caring for the elderly.
- Relationships between aging parents and their adult children have been shown to be mutually beneficial.
Becca Kay has provided this insightful article about Wound Healing in Seniors & What to do When it Occurs