Taking care of mom…
It may be one of the hardest things you ever have to do.
Forgiving Your Parent for How They Treated You in the Past By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com Every caregiver has a family history. Some of that history may be unpleasant, disappointing or even abusive. A caregiver's experience of abuse, neglect and addiction leaves lasting scars. Moving beyondread more
By Marlo Sollitto, Editor AgingCare.com The demands on a person who is taking care of elderly parents result in a great deal of stress. But if caregivers aren't careful, they jeopardize their own health and well-being. A study of family caregivers found that those who experience caregiving-relread more
Caregiver Stress Can Make Carers Feel Trapped: What to Do? By Carol Bradley Bursack, Editor-in-Chief ElderCareLink.com Human beings, especially loving human beings, seem to have a penchant for "beating themselves up" over imperfections. This isn't the place to go into all the various psychologiread more
Adapted from the book Under One Roof Again: All Grown Up and (Re)learning to Live Together Happily by Susan Newman, Ph.D. When you return to live with your mother as an adult—or she moves in with you—the issues and comments that set you off years, even decades, ago can become magnified. Age and read more