Imagine wrapping up a busy day at work, getting the kids from school, heading straight to your parent’s house to make dinner – and then going home to face homework, your own chores, and the same routine again tomorrow.
Though providing care for an aging parent may start as a sprint, it often becomes a marathon. Perhaps an injury or illness sends you scrambling for emergency care, but you soon realize that your senior won’t recover fully.
While my current situation is not life-threatening, it has been life-altering. The following are my musings of dealing with a life-changing event.
Few things test sibling relationships more than when the time comes to actively manage the lives of their aging parents.