This online support group for in-home care discussions connects caregivers, family, friends, and others with an interest in aging in place. Get tips, advice, and support for your in-home care questions or concerns. Post best practices and success stories. Share about your in-home care experiences or challenges with others who understand. Ask for feedback or exchange ...
Does your elderly parent make mistakes that could jeopardize their health o safety? Have you often wondered if your parents should be living with you? At times you can find red flags that inform us that an older parent is no longer risk-free to live by themselves. Having said that, there are many times when it is not easy to make that determination. (This really is especially true for seniors who do not drive, but wish to stay in their homes by themselves.)
China Allows Parents to Sue Adult Children For Support, Making Being a Bad Daughter Illegal
Can the government require you to care for your parents in their old age? In some countries, it can. China, France, Ukraine, India and Singapore all have laws requiring adult children to support elderly parents financially. Canada, Puerto Rico and more than half of U.S. states have parental care laws, too — though these are "little known and rarely enforced," according to the Associated Press. As of last year, China also legally requires that children support their parents emotionally.
The Alzheimer's Association has released 10 Ways to Love Your Brain — tips that may reduce your risk of cognitive decline, and potentially even dementia. Ranging from education to exercise to diet, these tips can help keep your brain and body healthy as you age. It's never too early — or too late — to start incorporating these tips into your daily life.