Your parents live across country or in a city miles away. You’re aware they need help but you feel helpless. Offer them local support for services they require and if they don’t have the financial assets to pay, share costs with brothers and sisters. Then start making a plan for “what ifs”. What if mom and dad’s health becomes worse? What if mom or dad passes away? What if?

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About Pamela Wilson

PAMELA D. WILSON, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA helps caregivers and aging adults solve caregiving problems and manage caregiving needs through online programs, live support groups, and an extensive caregiving library that includes articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars.