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Caring for the Elderly

Mini-Debates
  • Int – Adv
  • 2 hours
  • 2

In many countries, the elderly are the fastest growing population. Is it a child's responsibility to care for his or her aging parent? Students debate the use of nursing homes.

Lesson Tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Vocabulary
  • nursing home
  • parent-sitter
  • guilty
  • Alzheimers
  • diet
  • blindness
  • middle-aged
  • duty
  • ashamed
  • elderly