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Don’t forget about the health of the caregiver

 

Last updated 7/1/2016 at Noon

Elderly mother with her daughter

FALLBROOK – There have never been as many Americans over the age of 85 as there are today, and by 2035, the 85 and older group will have doubled.

There have never been as many Americans in later middle age as there are today that are responsible for their parents, and by 2035, the youngest of those baby boomers will be celebrating their 70th birthday.

How are they going to do it? If they have ever gone to the doctor with their elderly parent, has the physician talked to the caregiver about how they’re doing? Have they been asked “Are you eating and sleeping well” or “Who is goin...



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