Taking care of an elderly is not an easy job especially if the person has chronic illnesses. You have to monitor his health. See to it that he is in good condition and no problem at all. Like my friend's employer, he is 98 years old with heart problem and hypertension. His son is a doctor but still he hires a live-in caregiver, nurse and a psw to take care his dad at home. They have medical equipment to be use at home. So, if there is an emergency it is easy for them to use. Yes! You can easily order ekg machines, blood pressure, thermometers and many more medical products in the internet today. It is safe, affordable and high quality. You can monitor your patients health at home. Always remember, if there is a problem and you need help, call 911 or an ambulance to help you bring the patient in the hospital.