Caring for Aging Parents: A Resource List for Caregivers and Recipients


Modern medicine has enabled far longer lifespans than ever before. While this is an overall positive development, it also means that many of us will spend years as a caregiver of parents and aging loved ones or as a recipient of that care. Regardless of the strength of a family’s relationship or the extent of their resources, the associated legal, emotional, medical and financial issues involved can be overwhelming.

Whether your family is caring for aging parents in the short or long term, and whether you are in the role of caregiver or receiver, we hope this guide is useful in identifying the resources and expertise to assist you and your family.