Gary Barg: Tell
me about the work of the Area
Agencies on Aging around the country
and Your Aging Resource Center in
Agencies on Aging were set up to
oversee the whole older Americans
Act system, which is really to keep
having support and services
available in every county in America
for seniors and their caregivers as
they age in place. That’s the key.
And the mission has always been to
keep people at home for as long as
possible, with dignity and
designation of Aging and Disability
Resource Centers speaks to a whole
national movement of bringing
together all the pieces that older
Americans are involved with as they
age. And many Americans in this
country have children that are
disabled, who themselves have aged
quite a bit. They may even be
seniors. And guess what? The
seniors, the parents or family
members are now older themselves and
they’re developing problems and
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I need help with my 94-year-old mother.
I am sure she has dementia and has for the last 7-8 months.
I need help with the dos and don'ts. So far, I must be doing
everything wrong. She asked me to find assisted living for
her. Then she got mad when I did. Since then, we just cannot
talk without both of us getting upset. If I tell her
something that she doesn't like, then I am mean and yelling
at her. I just don't know what to do.
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