Sickness in Old Age

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As people mature in years, one of the most unwelcome thought is getting ill or sick when one is already old. Illness or sickness in old age is not only very taxing financially; it can also cause so much emotional stress to the elderly as well as to his or her immediate family. For this reason, responsible adults try their best to save enough money for their future retirement. Investments are doubled with the intent of making enough money for future needs such as hospitalization and elderly care. It is a fact that taking care of the elderly can be very expensive. One perfect example would be the medical supplies for the elderly. Some examples of medical supplies for the elderly include wheelchairs, crutches, and canes, which helps the elderly move around with ease. Other medical supplies for the elderly also include bedpans, commode, walkers and rollators, transport chairs, and uplift seat assist. With all of these supplies, one should have enough resources to avail of these. Good thing there are children who will shoulder the expenses for their elderly parents.

I have experienced taking care of my sick grandmother and it was truly a daunting task. However, the experience taught me to be strong in difficult times and it enabled me to love my grandmother all the more.

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