http://kuow.org en Facing The Challenges Of Taking Care Of Elderly Parents http://kuow.org/post/facing-challenges-taking-care-elderly-parents <p></p><p>As the human lifespan increases, families are putting more time and effort into caring for their aging parents and grandparents. By 2008, it was estimated that the average woman could expect to spend more years caring for an older family member than for her own children.</p><p>But providing in-home care doesn't work for everyone. For many families, finding the right nursing home or assisted-living arrangement is crucial. Ross Reynolds talks about the issues surrounding elderly care with <a href="http://lustbader.com/">Wendy Lustbader</a>, a p​rofessor in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington.</p><p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 19:35:08 +0000 Ross Reynolds 5239 at http://kuow.org