Family conflict occurs in many family caregiving situations when aging parents begin to need assistance. Disagreement occurs about which child should provide care. Which child has the most free time. Aging parents resist the idea of adult children managing their... Read more
Caregiving and daily life routines that result in the development of a care plan may prove to be a fascinating subject when caring for elderly parents. How many of us are in a routine that seems normal but when viewed from the outside may be considered abnormal or at... Read more
Are you a caregiver working 24/7 to care for a loved one, busy with task after task? Did you ever consider that the quality of your relationship with your loved one — NOT all the work you do — will affect your grieving process when your loved one dies? ... Read more
Caregivers find themselves in situations and wonder how they arrived at such a place. Caregivers fall into ruts. Caregivers become stubborn and set in their ways; resistance is part of life. Challenges occur when caregivers become responsible for a loved one and... Read more
More and more men are caring for their mothers. Some even living with their mothers. This sometimes results in reverse discrimination with the general public or neighbors believing that these sons are living off their mothers. When does caring for a mother cross... Read more
Are you a family who disagrees about the care of your parent or a loved one? Most families who disagree don’t have all the facts. One person does this, another that, there’s little or no cohesive communication about day to day tasks or abilities. ... Read more
The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes
Caring for aging parents and family members with declining health can stir up a range of feelings that include guilt, sadness, and exhaustion. Learn how to cope with the unexpected role of caregiving and care receiving.