Taking care of mom…
It may be one of the hardest things you ever have to do.
By Carol Bradley Bursack AgingCare.com One question that is often asked on Agingcare.com is, “How do I deal with the reality of leaving behind the life I had in order to become the primary caregiver to my parents?” The words used vary by the questioner, but the question is essentially the same.read more
ABC News Special Series, Families on the Brink Round-table Discussion on How to Help Aging Parents ABC News - Families on the Brink: What to do about Mom and Dad? As the baby boom generation approaches retirement age, millions of Americans are facing one wrenching question: What to do abouread more
Feel at Peace: Lose the Caregiver Guilt By Carol Bradley Bursack, AgingCare.com Scene one: The first call of the day from your mom you can handle. "Oh, hi, Mom. Yes, it's a pretty day. Maybe you should walk down the hall and see Marian?" You chat awhile and then say, "Bye. Love you, too."read 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