The one issue in offering advice about care for an older person is that no one except the people in that family can know the dynamics, history and relationship between siblings and parents that make that family unit so absolutely unique. To say, “I understand” is to minimize that uniqueness. We can relate, but the outsider can truly not understand.
As an owner of a personal assistance care company and the adult child caregiver for my mother, there are special opportunities to see things with a bit of a different view. Caregivers, be they on a roster of a personal care company or as the adult child, do need A Tool Kit. Continue reading