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Sibling Rivalry and Mom

Sibling Rivalry and Mom

Four Solutions I once heard the saying, ”Why can one mother take care of four children, but four children cannot take care of one mother?” When it is time that a parent needs help and roles between parent and children are reversed, relationships between siblings can...

Four no/low cost ways to help those with dementia remember

Four no/low cost ways to help those with dementia remember

No need for fancy devises when paper and pen will do Let's be honest, dementia suffers can drive their family or caregiver crazy by asking the same question over and over. They certainly don't mean to cause exasperation, but it happens and makes them and everyone...

When will revision is elder abuse: prevent it from happening.

When will revision is elder abuse: prevent it from happening.

Revising someone's will to your benefit when they are not capable of making sound decisions is abuse. We hear the horror stories of an older adult, with some degree of dementia, dies and leaves their entire estate to a distant relative or caregiver, leaving out close...

The Risk of Private Duty Employees

The Risk of Private Duty Employees

It may seem like a good idea but can hurt everyone in the long run. Don't be penny wise and pound foolish. My family hired a private duty employee to look after my grandfather at my cousin's wedding. Before the bride and groom arrived in the reception hall, the...

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