What about the ‘unbefriended?’

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It’s estimated that between three and four per cent of residents of long-term care facilities in the U.S. are “unbefriended” or “elder orphans”.  These are elderly people who have no family caregivers and have become incapacitated.    This article takes a look at the issues of the these forgotten souls.

 

https://www.folio.ca/will-you-be-old-and-unbefriended

 

 

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