Through the years, I have come to understand that Mother’s Day, oftentimes, encompasses a myriad of emotions. The dichotomy of immense joy coupled with unbelievable sadness and grief. It is a sacred space where mere words struggle to fill the void and can serve as a reminder of unfathomable anguish and represent immeasurable heartache. For …
Caring for Elderly Parents
An Intentional Application of the Fruits of the Spirit
Sadly, reverence for the elderly is sometimes in short supply in today’s youth-oriented culture. Because they may be slowing down and having more difficulty moving around, there is an assumption that what elderly people have to offer is also in short supply. On the contrary, they have the most to contribute.
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained by living a godly life. – Proverbs 16:31
Marriages may suffer as caring for aging parents demands their ongoing attention. However, good communication and planning can help ease the transition.
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.
Many people think that the terms cardiac arrest and heart attack mean the same thing, when in fact they are quite different.
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?