Taking care of mom…
It may be one of the hardest things you ever have to do.
We feel an enormous weight of guilt and sometimes even a sense of failure for our inability to care for aging parents. Guilt, helplessness, and the pain of realizing that you may no longer be suited, or able, to give your elderly parent what he or she needs is an enormous burden for any child to feeread more
How to Win Dementia Arguments By Frena Gray-Davidson So, here are useful words and phrases to use while arguing with people with dementia. Ready? Okay, here goes: 1. Uh-huh; 2. Really? 3. I know. 4. You do? 5. Okay then. You can't possibly lose a dementia argument using these. read more
This information has been culled from the following sources: CNN Money A Place for Mom ElderCare Link AgingCare.com This is for informational purposes only. You should be sure to check with an accountant or the IRS when you are preparing your tax return. Tax laws are complicated andread 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