Nothing prepares you for the challenges you’ll face as the primary caregiver for an aging parent, in-law, grandparent, or other much-loved family member. Something changes in the relationship you’ve always had with this person–some of it’s good, and some of it is, quite frankly, challenging. Knowing what to expect can help you face the challenges as they come.
Author: Anne Bogardus, Founder (and former caregiver} There are so many different issues to consider when your aging parent starts to transition from self-sufficient to needing help. There are so many different kinds of help that can be needed, some of which are best...read more
Written by Anne Bogardus, Founder (and former caregiver) It can happen suddenly—that phone call in the middle of the night telling you your elderly parent is in the Emergency Room after a fall. Or it can happen gradually, as you become aware that something isn’t...read more
Anne Bogardus, Founder (and former caregiver) It would be nice if caregiving issues were talked about and planned for far in advance of the need for actual caregiving to take place. Unfortunately, that is rarely the case. In many instances, there is a gradual...read more