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Help me find a big-button phone for my elderly father

My father has been using a plain old phone for decades. He's been somewhat visually impaired for a long time, but recently he started receiving an eye treatment in his one good eye that has reduced his vision even further. He also has low dexterity (though his mind's still totally sharp) due to a stroke earlier this year. He needs a new phone. Help! [more inside]
posted by limeonaire on Nov 21, 2013 - 7 answers

Need recommendation for geriatric psychiatrist

Does anyone have a recommendation for a geriatric psychiatrist or mental health specialist in Manhattan, Bronx, or Westchester?
posted by Sylvia Plath's terrible fish on Jun 5, 2013 - 2 answers

Geriatric mental health professionals in Balt/Wash area?

Help me find mental health resources for my dad. [more inside]
posted by Captain Chesapeake on Apr 29, 2013 - 3 answers

Taking the right care of Great Grandpa

We are lucky enough to have a Grandpa who is 84 years old. He just had a consult with his urologist and has elevated PSA and prostate biopsy positive for cancerous cells ( that is the phrase that keeps being repeated) . [more inside]
posted by slothhog on Nov 29, 2012 - 17 answers

Birds do it, bees do it. Even educated fleas do it...oh and your grandmama.

Old people have sex? Please help me find media representations of geriatric sexuality in various media such as in commercials, movies, posters, television, newspapers, and so on. [more inside]
posted by Knigel on Aug 16, 2011 - 30 answers

Getting Grandma to Give up the Keys

My grandmother is getting too old to drive. We know it, but she doesn't. Any ideas of how to deal with this? [more inside]
posted by blapst on May 13, 2011 - 23 answers

Want to pick the best option for my dog out of a bunch of bad options.

Are there alternatives to neutering for my 14 year old dog? What would you do in this situation? Have asked the vet, need more information. [more inside]
posted by Ashley801 on Jul 5, 2010 - 23 answers

Help me find a Brooklyn nursing home for my grandfather

Help me find a Brooklyn nursing home for my grandfather. (asking for a friend) [more inside]
posted by desjardins on May 7, 2010 - 4 answers

How can I help my elderly father continue to live alone in a giant house?

How can I help my elderly father continue to live alone in a giant house? [more inside]
posted by suncoursing on Dec 27, 2009 - 14 answers

Can my elderly mother regain muscle mass?

Can my elderly mother regain muscle mass? [more inside]
posted by Kevin S on Apr 14, 2008 - 12 answers

my caninis erocticus has spondylosis

My 13 year old pooch was diagnosed with spondylosis and, arthritis yesterday and I'm kinda at a loss. He's been prescribed something for the pain but he needs help with some other problems related to his condition. [more inside]
posted by squeak on May 10, 2007 - 10 answers

Books for an Older Lady?

Books for a bed bound, intelligent, cynical 79 year old with colon cancer? [more inside]
posted by mygothlaundry on Jun 21, 2006 - 45 answers

Need to get rid of squirrels

Any help and insight on the following:
Diogenes Syndrome. Geriatric self-neglect. My dad's house is inhabited by 8-12 squirrels (estimate), he won't let us in the house and I'm the last one of five sons to confront the immediate issue. He's lucid, 82. Help!
posted by nj_subgenius on Dec 29, 2004 - 19 answers

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