In this weeks episode of Private Practice, two of the doctors, Charlotte Cooper and visit a nursing home to give the residents a talk about sexually transmitted diseases.
Of course an elderly gentleman approached Cooper about his situation, because in that generation, that what you did. The gentleman eventually talks to Charlotte and comes to terms with his situation.
Most elderly are hesitant about “change” especially toward younger generations. Its important to show support, concern and respect to elders when they are facing any type of situation, physical, or emotional.