Caregivers and Older Adults | IDPH - caregivers for senior adults


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Caregiving in the U.S.2015 – Focused Look at Caregivers of Adults Age 50+ 2 Most 50+ caregivers say their loved one has a long-term physical condition (63%), while 29% have a memory problem. When 50+ caregivers are asked what they perceive to be the main reason their recipient needs care, the top three problems are “old age” issues.

Unfortunately older adults, especially those from certain racial and ethnic groups, underuse these services. 4. Professionals, paraprofessionals, as well as paid and unpaid caregivers need basic and continuing geriatric education to improve care for older adults. 5. Chronic Illness. Physical activity can help prevent disease and injury.