Senior enjoys unique ‘family care plan’

陳棠和他的女兒們:陳瑞霞、陳瑞蓮、陳瑞瓊、陳瑞華。92歲的陳先生是中華頤養院的院民,四個女兒都是養老院的註冊護士。圖片由中華頤養院提供。

Tang Chen may be the only senior in America who can say when he moved into his nursing home, his four daughters were already there. All four daughters were already employed at South Cove Manor as certified nursing assistants in September 2010 when their 92-year-old father moved in from a senior housing facility where he had been living with his wife. Injured and needing rehabilitation, the elder Chen found that by living at South Cove he could spend more time with his daughters than before. Continue reading

Family program cares for senior caretakers

The Family Caregiver Support Program of Boston makes sure caretakers of seniors take care of themselves. It is housed at Boston Senior Home Care and also serves Ethos and Central Boston Elder Services. Continue reading