Or would their needs be better served by an assisted living residence or a nursing home? Generally, an old person faces different health issues and thus he or she needs proper care.
The care needs for the elderly is very limited. You should even do more if any of them has lost a significant other.
During their old days, they also want support, love, and care from us. How to care for aging parents, 3rd Ed. Every country has different standard for determining or categorize the aging people.
Although many other cultures treat their aging parents differently, but in this discussion, I will consider only the Asian American point of view of Korean and Chinese descendent. The 1st reason why parents should be allowed to hit their kids is to enforce a form of discipline.