Sibling Issues

What to do if my siblings won’t help?

What to do if my siblings won’t help?

Some options to help your parents if your siblings bail.

Is someone taking advantage of a loved one?

Is someone taking advantage of a loved one?

I see reports about fraud in the family and am never sure who has the right stats. The National Council of Aging reports one set of metrics, and a recent report from AARP says that 75 percent of the abuse is committed by family, friend, or neighbor. Regardless of the figures, I hope that everyone […]

Caregiving or Enabling?

Caregiving or Enabling?

Is it possible that helping a loved one might actual be helping them maintain an unsafe living situation?

Navigating Care with Your Siblings

Navigating Care with Your Siblings

Every family has some conflict. When my parent’s health started to fail, it took time for my siblings to catch up to me. I was the local one who spent a lot of time with my parents as an adult. I noticed changing behaviors and memory issues. Every attempt to help my parents was poorly […]