The issue of the education of women is important in the family dynamics as they concern the older person as with the increased educational opportunities for women in the past 40-50 years, more women are now employed outside the home. This means that there are fewer female family members available to take care of elderly relatives. (Rawlins, 2010, p.6)
How was your day at work, dear?
It was good honey. Thank god for the work to bring some much needed income
Because older persons in the Caribbean are living longer, it means that they have more time/years for complications to set in, with for example, their diabetes, heart disease and hypertension. These conditions often lead to their disability, resulting in the need for more intensive interaction with the health care sources, expensive treatments and hospitalization (Rawlins, 2010, p.10).
Hey, papa we're home
I wanted some water and I could not get it. My pressure wanted to throw me down.
Sorry we had to leave you home alone for the whole day, opportunity knocks and I took it.