When caring for an aging loved one, whose needs come first: the aging person or your spouse? Keeping your marriage a priority is vital to the long-term success of your relationship, and even your caregiving patience.
Caring for Elderly Parents
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The financial consequences of divorce on single mothers are often devastating. In my experience in counseling those who have gone through a divorce, I’ve concluded that couples rarely do as well separately as they did together. It’s important from a biblical perspective, however, not to be resentful, bitter, or fearful. Rather, you need to be …
Taking care of aging parents is one of life’s toughest responsibilities. But planning and cooperation will ease the adjustment – for parents and adult children alike.
How can you help when your elderly mother or father who lives many miles away?
Becoming a caregiver involves major changes that can easily feel overwhelming. Consider these suggestions to help ease the emotional and physical strain.
Jean Hoffmann tells about her challenges and rewards of providing day-to-day care for an elderly parent.
Most parents are accustomed to caring for their children—no matter their ages. So what happens when these roles reverse?
Never before in America’s history have we had so many people, ages 65 to 74, caring for aging parents, and never have we had so many older people, especially as baby boomers continue to age.
When caring for an aging loved one, do you ever ask, When is it okay to take care of myself? Or, How long can I go on like this?