An elderly person can live approximately three weeks without food, according to Dina Spector for Business Insider. However, there are additional factors to consider when determining how long a person can survive without ... More »

Typically, wasps go through a life cycle that lasts from spring to fall, and they obtain nectar, rubbish and insects in the area for their food supply. They are not likely to die from starvation during this period but ra... More »

While the amount of time a snake can survive without food depends on its species, Live Science explains that wild snakes often go months at a time without eating. Records exist of reticulated and ball pythons fasting for... More »

The two primary ways of finding a live-in companion for an elderly person are going through a home care agency or advertising directly, according to the Los Angeles Times. You can also try to find someone through a churc... More » Health Older Adults

To give a sponge bath to an elderly person, gather all the items needed for the bath and wash the body area by area until the bath is complete. Only uncover one part of the body at a time to keep the elderly person comfo... More »

Caring for an elderly person with dementia involves implementing a set of strategies, which include improving communication, working with troubling behavior and wandering, improving nutrition and hygiene and controlling ... More » Health Older Adults

While signs and symptoms of dementia vary, a person suffering from the condition experiences an impairment of at least two of the following main mental functions: communication, reasoning, memory, visual perception and t... More » Health Older Adults