Category: Relationships

Caring for Caregivers-Help for those who help others

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

by: Sally Abrahms | from: AARP Bulletin | December 1, 2011  Did you know that caring for a beloved parent, friend or spouse can hurt not only emotionally, but also physically? Caregiving can take its toll. And with the number of Americans age 65-plus projected to double by 2030, caregiving demands will only increase. “But [...]

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Should You Move Your Parent Into Your Home?

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Quick summary You’re thinking about moving your parent in with you. It might be because you don’t want your parent in a nursing home, because you want your kids to bond with their grandparent, or because it’s the only financially viable option you can think of. It could be out of love and compassion, or [...]

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My Elderly Parents Need Help, But Don’t Want The Help

| August 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Written By: Michelle Bayno BSW, BA My experience comes from working as a social worker in the geriatric unit of a public hospital setting. I received my Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from McGill University and have a passion for working with senior citizens and their families. Does this sound familiar? Is your mother cooking, [...]

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