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Striking the Right Balance: Work Versus Caregiving

You have an important meeting at 8:00 a.m., but your father fell in the bathroom after supper and you spent half the night with him in the ER. You missed lunch with colleagues for the third time this week because … Continue reading

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“Mom Always Liked You Best!”—How to Get Past Sibling Rivalry and Work Together to Care for Your Aging Parent

There’s an old saying that “one mother can raise many children, but many children cannot care for one mother.”  An oversimplification, certainly, but all too often true. Learning to cooperate as siblings to care for your aging parent can be … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Family Care Contracts

The tight economy has prompted more of us to rely on family members to care for frail and aging loved ones, rather than pay for outside professional services. When the need is great, some family members give up their jobs … Continue reading

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