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The leading online destination for family caregivers seeking information, support, in-home care and senior living options for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. There are a variety of paid providers who care for people with dementia in their home paid home care providers can range from professionals (eg nurses and therapists) and paraprofessionals (eg personal care aides), to non-medical persons. Ageing and older adults introduction older adults comprise a growing proportion of the global population at the same time, in developing countries fewer adult children are available to care for growing numbers of older people. Different cultures have different attitudes buddhist monk and co-founder of the new york zen center for contemplative care, told the huffington post people themselves when they're aging feel that and each has its own traditions and attitudes toward aging and elderly care. Us department of health and human services caring for frail elderly people: policies in evolution chapter 14: united states pamela doty, phd 1996 pdf version (38 pdf pages.