Want to be a real friend & support to a family caregiver? Here are a few “Dos and Don’ts” for you to use to add value to the caregivers in your life.
I was my parents’ principal caregiver for ten years. I have first-hand experience in helping aging parents, dealing with family dynamics, protecting parents from elder abuse and working with public and private organizations.
Do you have a question for me? Please email your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
An important note: I love answering your questions, but I also encourage you to seek professional legal, financial, or medical assistance.
Your Mom sounds amazing and she clearly is fighting to keep her independence, who wouldn’t.
As caregivers, we often become so consumed with our work and our role that we forget about how important our own health and happiness is.
Respect should be the common theme threaded through all caregiving decisions.
The success of your caregiving will depend on your ability to maintain your health: physical, mental and social.
Let’s talk about some common issues and ways to resolve them.
Your situation demonstrates how important it is to pick the right person named in our POA documents.
Mom’s money is safe now. What about an RCMP investigation?
It is only when something really bad happens that adult children finally wake-up.
Whose job is it to care for an aging parent?