If you care for a parent or loved one, you almost certainly interact with doctors, nurses and other staff at hospitals, clinics or assisted living facilities. Depending on how age-friendly these professionals are, you either have felt reassured they understand the needs of your loved one — or, if not, it’s an encounter you hope to never repeat.

What makes care age-friendly? Next Avenue spent time with three caregivers to capture their experiences.

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