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There are so Many Services for the Elderly if you know Where to Look

By Simons Subscribe to RSS | February 7th 2012 | Views:
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The way that a society treats its elders tells us a lot about that society and the way it acts and thinks as a whole. There is a marked difference between the way that old people treated in the western world and the way that they are treated in the eastern world. In the west there are a lot more services elderly people can avail themselves of and there are many more people and organisations who are committed to providing services for the elderly.In eastern countries, there are fewer services for elderly people but this is compensated for in other ways.

In the western world, there is more need for services for elderly people which are provided by the government, council or private organisations, because a lot of the care which an elderly person requires is not made available to them at home by relatives. In the east the bulk of the responsibility of looking after the elderly is taken on by the children and grandchildren with little or no help from outside sources. This places a financial and sometimes a physical strain on the family but in most cases, the care is given ungrudgingly and is seen as an honour and payback for the care provided by the elderly in question.

In the western world there are more cases of neglect and abuse of the elderly and a marked lack of respect for all that they owe to the people who gave them life and sacrificed so much for them. The old and the infirm are placed in residential or nursing homes and their well being is left to the mercies of the staff which provide the services elderly people often need. When we think of services for the elderly, we think in terms of physical help such as helping them to cook, eat, wash and dress, as well as helping with mobility. We need to remember that although these are some of the services elderly people need from us, there are other things which they from us which are just as important, and which they need to know where to find.

The main thing which we need to give to the elderly people in our lives is our love and attention, as they gave to us in the years gone by. They often feel lonely and we need to find the time to listen to them. Then there are things like helping them to fill out forms and prepare documents related to their finances, benefits and legal rights. Do not forget that just because they are old it does not mean that they are always incapable or unstable. When we think about services for elderly people we need to keep in mind what it is that they need from us whether it is related to health, holidays, disease or illness, or even their wishes regarding the arrangements for their final resting place. All of these services for the elderly can be found on the internet, just search.

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Simons reviews about services for the elderly and says that n eastern countries, there are fewer services for elderly people but this is compensated for in other ways.

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