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Deciding on Care for Elderly Parents in Declining Health

New York Times, March 12, 2010 – By Lesley Alderman

“TWO years ago my father, then 83, became very ill. Until then, he had been living alone in a pleasant one-bedroom apartment on the Hudson River, an hour’s drive from my home in Brooklyn.

After a couple of months in the hospital it became clear that my dad, Harvey Alderman, could not return to solo living. He was fragile and forgetful, and there was no way he could keep track of the 14 or so pills he had to take each day…”

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Finding a New Family – A Patient Finds the Quality Care and Support She Needs with the Help of a Different Senior-Serving Professionals

Guide to Retirement Living – SourceBook – By Steve Gurney

“Families are there for each other to celebrate the good times and help each other through the challenging times. Elizabeth Dusa had spent a lifetime caring for her son, but when her health began to turn, he became her loyal and compassionate caregiver in return. Unfortunately, he passed away suddenly, leaving Elizabeth alone with no remaining family or support…”

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A New Family: Guide to Retirement Living SourceBook retirement-living.com

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Finding a New FamilyGuide to Retirement Living – SourceBook – By Steve Gurney

“The inspiring story of Elizabeth Dusa, who outlived her entire family. Elizabeth has found a new family looking out for her best interest that includes Elizabeth Gray, Elder Law Attorney, Dia Loken, RN, Geriatric Care Manager, and her beloved caregiver Hugo from BestCare Home Care Inc….”