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How 'elder orphans' can plan ahead, with guest Sharon Brangman, MD, on Upstate's "The Informed Patient" podcast

Childless seniors face decisions on caregivers

Who will care for seniors that don't have children, the so-called “elder orphans," when they need help with daily activities? Sharon Brangman, MD, explains how this might work, including what to consider when planning. Brangman is a distinguished service professor of geriatrics and the chief of geriatrics at Upstate.