Well, who’s going to take care of you when you’re old me: i know that when my mother gets older and needs someone to take care of her, my sisters will expect me to take her in because i'm the only one who doesn't have kids, but that's not going to happen she made me feel worthless my whole life, and i'm not going to have her live with. Children should not be obligated to take care of their parents simply because they are your parents parents have to take care of their children until adulthood because parents make the choice to have children (either naturally or via adoption) and have to take responsibility for their choices.
“parents do expect their children will take care of them when they get older, pamela the truth is, many children don’t” that is what a social worker friend said to me in 1988 when i talked to her about my plan i was living in dallas, texas, did not have children and wasn’t going to. My belief is that there is a duty up to a point to take care of parents, yes into old age but not until death perhaps see them to a comfortable retirement, see the grandchildren grow up if one has them and by this time they are likely in their late 70s so then the plan comes into play ( which should always be made when all parties are of sound. Elderly care, or simply eldercare (also known in parts of the english speaking world as aged care), is the fulfillment of the special needs and requirements that are unique to senior citizens this broad term encompasses such services as assisted living , adult day care , long term care , nursing homes (often referred to as residential care ), hospice care, and home care.
Regardless of the circumstances, we still have obligations to our parents if they are in need of financial assistance, we should help them if they are sick, we should take care of them if they need a place to stay, we should offer our home if they need help with household and/or yard work, we should step up to assist. Ultimately, your parents' health and needs should influence this decision the most if they need 24/7 care or have complicated health issues, they'll likely be better off with long-term care housing on the other hand, if you are able to take care of them, there's something to be said for spending as much time with your parents before they die whatever option you decide on with your family, remind everyone that it's about keeping your parents' best interests at heart. As much as possible, don't treat your elderly parents like children, but rather as people who have a say in their lives be compassionate take care of elderly parents as you would like to be taken care of when you are older. Today, a changed culture combined with economic need has put most women in the labor force alongside their men, which means that there's no one at home to take care of mom or dad when they need it then, life expectancy at birth was just over 48 years today, it’s close to 80.
Long term aging care: don’t expect your children to take care of you when it comes to long term aging care, your self-sufficiency is the biggest gift you can give. Your husband might not have the financial means to take care of you the way you need to be taken care of, so you could still end up in a sub-par nursing home your husband just might not be emotionally equipped to care for you.
Who should take care of the elderly “listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old” (proverbs 23:22) at various stages of the human life cycle, old age is the last stage of human life where a human being turns into an emotionally and physically weak person. The son should counsel his wife and remind her that it is his duty to take care of his mother they both should remember that they also will be old or sick one day and that they may also need their children to help them it is said that if we take care of our parents, our children will take care of us” this is the way things go in this world. If they are sick, we should take care of them if they need a place to stay, we should offer our home if they need help with household and/or yard work, we should step up to assist. People 65-plus years old represented 124% of the population in the year 2000, but that is expected to grow to be 19% of the population by 2030 this will mean more demand for elderly care facilities in the coming years.