The hospital environment for a healthy young person can be a source of confusion on it’s own. Consequently, complicate the situation by adding an older adult who is suffering an emergent illness. If you are like most adult children, you have very little or no experience dealing with health care professionals. For that reason, knowing how to navigate these highly specialized care settings and asking the right questions at the right time is of the most importance. A geriatric care manager can provide the assistance and guidance to help gain immediate control over the eldercare emergency.
If Your Older Adult is Hospitalized