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How do you sent up a schedule for caring for an elderly parent?

I want to set up a rotation between myself and my siblings to help care for my mother. What is a good rotation when you don't al live in the same area?


5 Requirements to Qualify for Medicare Home Health Care

This type of care must be requested by a doctor and fulfilled by a Medicare-certified home health agency. You are doing everything you can for your aging parents, but sometimes it comes to the point where that is not enough. After a hospitalization, or to simply maintain or slow the... more


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My mother in law moved and changed dynamics

My mother in law moved in 2.5 yrs ago. With some medical issues, mostly manageable. There were no boudaries set for any of us. My wife thought it would be ok. We are currently separated and niether my wife or myself undetstand what happened. I tried creating normalcy after... more


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Is it selfish to send my mother to stay with my sister?

I need some time alone. And some time to spend with my family? Is it selfish to send my mother to my sister for a while?


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How do you talk to your parent about a family trust without upsetting the rest of the family?

No one has seen my mother's family trust for a while. How can I talk to her about it without upsetting the rest of my family?


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How do you know it’s time to quit your job?

Taking care of my mother for the past year and trying to balance my family and job has been a juggling act. I am thinking about quitting my job to keep everyone taken care of but the problem is I love my job. How do I weigh out if it... more


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What can I do to lessen the demands put on me by my family and work?

I just really feel the stress from all the demands I have from family and work. I don't know where to say no. How can I find balance between work and family without making huge sacrifices?


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How outspoken should I be about my mothers new relationship?

My mother is spending a lot of time with a gentleman she met at the senior citizens center. She really likes him and I think the company is good for her. I worry about her getting involved with someone because I do so much to take care of her. Should... more