elder care http://wrvo.org en A sensitive subject -- living with aging parents http://wrvo.org/post/sensitive-subject-living-aging-parents <p>Though it may not seem very long ago that you moved out of your parents’ house, it may be time to consider having them move in with you. &nbsp;While living with a parent has many advantages, it is important to take time to decide if it is best for you and the person moving in.</p><p>This week on “Take Care,” <a href="http://www.wcspeakers.com/speaker.cfm?ID=11106&amp;speaker=David-Horgan-">David Horgan</a> discusses the challenges of having a parent move in and how to make the experience beneficial for both you and your parent.&nbsp; Horgan is an award-winning medical educator, filmmaker, and director.&nbsp; He is also a co-author of “<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZyuRT8v8bc">When Your Parent Moves in:&nbsp; Every Adult Child’s Guide to Living with an Aging Parent.”</a></p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with David Horgan.</strong></p><p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 57047 at http://wrvo.org A sensitive subject -- living with aging parents Preparing to have an aging parent move in http://wrvo.org/post/preparing-have-aging-parent-move <p>Recent advances in medicine are causing people to live longer. Couple that with the economically stressful times and you often find families deciding to have aging parents move into their adult child's home. Whether it's for financial reasons or to maximize caregiving... There can be many bumps along the road. This week on WRVO's health and wellness show "Take Care," costs Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, speak with David Horgan, medical educator and author, about his personal experiences with elder care and the best way to welcome mom or dad into your home. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 57903 at http://wrvo.org Rise in elder abuse cases has central New York searching for answers http://wrvo.org/post/rise-elder-abuse-cases-has-central-new-york-searching-answers <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With an aging population, elder abuse is becoming more prevalent across the country and in central New York. Financial abuse has become one of the most common ways people take advantage of older Americans.</span></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:45:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 57133 at http://wrvo.org When illness causes parent-child role reversal http://wrvo.org/post/when-illness-causes-parent-child-role-reversal <p>At the beginning of life, parents generally take care of children. But later in life, many adult children find that they become the ones who must take care of their parents. Whether that transition happens suddenly or slowly over the years, it can be difficult because the roles parents and children have played for decades are reversed.</p><p>This week on “Take Care,” Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and director of patient-centered care research at George Washington University, discusses some of the things adult children should keep in mind as they become caregivers.</p><p><strong>Click Read More to hear our interview with Dr. Wen.</strong></p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 Take Care Staff 50367 at http://wrvo.org When illness causes parent-child role reversal