In Rhode Island a person is provided with a toll free contact number from which they could access the authorities handling the issue. Moreover, one is given the mandate to interfere with legal approaches to the matter. This is different from other states where a person is limited not to use a toll free contact or interfere with the situation. A person may report the issue and wait for response from social services (Lecture notes, 2014).
Provision of care to elderly people regardless of your relationship with them is ethical and moral (Lecture notes, 2014). However, there are numerous changes that may affect the process of providing care. With a high cost living, it has become expensive for one to provide care. In this situation, the elderly person is my mother and I am not in a position to ask them for payment. For this reason, I am obliged to fund the process as well as provide her with all requirements. This creates a significant financial burden. However, the benefits of my efforts are based on that my mother would have a comfortable life. In addition, I will have fulfilled a moral and ethical mandate. The modern social services have resulted to changing the approach to care giving. For instance, there is a policy requirement that enables a person seek financial aid if they provide care to an elderly person. The funds should sufficient for both the elderly and the caregiver. Furthermore, for the sake of professionalism and quality care, the social service system should be able to allocate my mother more qualified personnel on the job.
In the journal article on multigenerational families, it is perceived that this type of family is preferred to any other type in the American society. In the years 2011, 51.4 Americans were living in multigenerational families (Generations United, 2011). This is after a 10 % increase from the year 2007. The data obtained further stipulates