20% of the population of Florida is over 65 years old.
It can be a real shock to the system when a parent or loved one reaches a stage in their life where they can no longer care for themselves. You want the very best for them, but you’re simply not ready to provide long-term senior or palliative care. It takes years of training and experience to provide effective care for an adult or elderly person who is suffering from chronic illness, injury or disability. And even if you do have the required training and experience, you have your own family to care for.