If you are caring for an aging relative or friend, you want to help all you can. You may urge the doctors to try every possible treatment. But the experts who care for older adults say you should be cautious. Some tests and treatments won’t help older adults. They may even be harmful, especially near the end of life.
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- Plain English: Advice for Caregivers: Treatments and Tests for Seniors →
- Spanish: Consejos para los cuidadores →
- Webpage file: Advice for Caregivers →
- Webpage file: Consejos para los cuidadores →