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Caring for Elderly Parents

As children, we understand the sacrifices made and the time spent when it came to our parents caring for us. They made sure our wants and needs came before theirs, and we were always put first. It is because of this understanding that we see clearly they did not do it out of obligation or force, but out of unconditional love. And that is why, when it comes time for the roles to reverse and for our parents to be in need of our help and assistance, we take on that task with love and desire. Though caring for an elderly individual in your home is time consuming and sometimes difficult, there are many resources you can go to that will help in your selfless act of caring for elderly parents.

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Elderly Parent Carefinder

If you find yourself in the position of becoming an elderly parent carefinder for your mom or dad, then one of the things you need to be aware of is the tendency to be seen as ‘taking over’ and over-stepping your role.  They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and there is nothing more fraught with difficulty than trying to help and elderly parent – – except actually becoming their caregiver.

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