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My mother is 94 years old. She is now infirmed and weak. Almost bedridden. She finds it difficult to get up. What should we do?
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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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I believe the correct word is confined, not infirmed.
There are three options. Have a physician visit to her home, send her to a local hospital or refer a hospice for the end of life care.

In brief: Options
I believe the correct word is confined, not infirmed.
There are three options. Have a physician visit to her home, send her to a local hospital or refer a hospice for the end of life care.
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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Dr. Theresa Redling
First please have her fully evaluated for possible reversible syndromes. All of the suggestions are excellent.
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