The holiday season is an ideal opportunity to check up on your aging parents. Here is a great article from agingcare.com. Visit us at www.andelcare.com for help with an aging loved one.
Holiday Visits: A Time When Adult Children May Notice a Decline with Their Aging Parents
As the holidays approach, many long distance caregivers are now planning visits to their aging loved ones – perhaps the first opportunity in several months to personally observe older relatives.
And the number of caregivers considered long distance is significant. According to a study conducted by the National Alliance of Caregiving, in collaboration with AARP, 15% of the estimated 34 million Americans who provide care to older family members live an hour or more away from their relative.