Recent advances in modern medicine has led to the improvements in our overall general health. One of the benefits of those advances is that the average American now living longer. Unfortunately, some of the diseases associated with advanced age, such as dementia, require constant supervision and care by others.
Many children with mentally incapacitated elderly parents are not equipped to provide adequate care for their loved ones. As a result, an increasing number of assisted living and skilled nursing facilities have come into the marketplace seeking to fill that gap.