The familiar saying “you can choose your friends but not your family” becomes a glaring reality when adult parents might benefit significantly from a little assistance. The situation may not only be that adult children are concerned about the demands of...
Caregiving is challenging. Many times when adult children become re-involved in the lives of older parents emotions are high and deception common because of longstanding issues with communication skills. Adult children see a clear path or need for the care of their...
What is your relationship with your parents? Have you always been the child no matter how old you are? Did your relationship change to one of mutual respect as you grew older? The relationship you build with your parents will either be a blessing or a problem as...
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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.