Planning Ahead

Caring For Aging Parents

Is it important to be your parent’s patient advocate?

Yes, you have to be the advocate of the sick parent. This means that you must act on his or her behalf as if it were you in the hospital. It is okay to seek other opinions, and use what you feel are the most experienced and knowledgeable medical professionals that you can find, as you move along the path toward resolving the medical issues.


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