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Creating a Support System for the Caregiver

Confronting an Unprecedented Challenge of Old Age

Terry Hargrave • 8/17/2017

By Terry Hargrave - In many respects, extended old age represents a vast triumph for modern medical science. Forty or fifty years ago, people who became seriously ill in their sixties and seventies usually didn't live very long. On the other hand, it means that long after most of us have received our AARP card, we'll be caring for our aging parents, on the front line of caregivers for frail, elderly parents.

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When You're 64

You May Be Ready to Retire, But What About Mom and Dad?

Terry Hargrave • 7/1/2005

With the life expectancy of the elderly rising, today's Boomers, much maligned for their presumed selfishness, are facing a far more daunting challenge in taking care of their parents than their forebearers ever did.

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Creating a Support System for the Caregiver

Confronting an Unprecedented Challenge of Old Age

Terry Hargrave • 8/17/2017

By Terry Hargrave - In many respects, extended old age represents a vast triumph for modern medical science. Forty or fifty years ago, people who became seriously ill in their sixties and seventies usually didn't live very long. On the other hand, it means that long after most of us have received our AARP card, we'll be caring for our aging parents, on the front line of caregivers for frail, elderly parents.

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When You're 64

You May Be Ready to Retire, But What About Mom and Dad?

Terry Hargrave • 7/1/2005

With the life expectancy of the elderly rising, today's Boomers, much maligned for their presumed selfishness, are facing a far more daunting challenge in taking care of their parents than their forebearers ever did.

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Terry Hargrave, Ph.D., a professor of marriage and family therapy at Fuller Theological Seminary; he is the author of numerous articles and books, including Restoration Therapy: Understanding and Guiding Healing in Marriage and Family Therapy.