What Is a Sample of a Care Plan for the Elderly?

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A care plan for the elderly addresses the issues that may arise as one grows older and begins to lose his or her independence. Elderly care plans require resources from multiple areas to be effective. The Caregiver Resource Center explains that a good plan designates the various responsibilities that pertain to the care of the elder; this helps all parties make educated decisions that are in the best interest of the elder.