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Caring for An Elderly Loved One Takes a Toll on Family Members

We recently had a conversation about dealing with and preventing elder abuse here in Houston. But elder abuse is just one of many challenges facing the growing population of seniors and the loved ones often tasked with caring for them. So, on this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss some of the broader challenges of […]

We recently had a conversation about dealing with and preventing elder abuse here in Houston. But elder abuse is just one of many challenges facing the growing population of seniors and the loved ones often tasked with caring for them.

So, on this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss some of the broader challenges of caring for an elder loved one, and talk about resources available in Greater Houston to assist.

Resources for Caregivers in Houston:

Harris County Area Agency on Aging

Care for Elders

Gateway to Care

Sheltering Arms Senior Services

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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