What seems like a simple medical test to the average adult can be significantly more challenging to an elderly person. It is not uncommon for an elderly person to need some assistance or accommodation when having a medical test. Learn how you can help.
It is important to plan for the future and empower ourselves with options that meet our needs and desires. When faced with a life-limiting or terminal illness, many decisions must be made. These decisions can involve financial matters, advance directives, funeral arrangements, how the last days of life will be spent, and other issues. Even though discussing these issues may bring up feelings regarding difficult losses and changes, it is important to be proactive and to communicate in order to ensure choice and control during difficult times.