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Geneva Hunter, 66, is among those without protection. She is well aware of how helpful it would be to have such insurance. She gets schooled on that point each day: Her 89-year-old mother, Ida Christian, who has Alzheimer’s disease, lives … Continue reading
“Christine, age 56, is at her wit’s end with her siblings. Her brother has just told her that he cannot visit their mother in Ohio this week. Her sister, despite living in the same town as their mother, has not … Continue reading
“In Caregiving with Siblings – Part 1 of this two-part series on adult siblings jointly providing care to aging parents, we followed the story of Christine, age 56, who was overwhelmed as the primary caregiver for her aging mother. Her brother resides … Continue reading
Thought this might be of interest to siblings… -John “Walk through any nursing home, and your first thought might be: “I need to take care of Mom myself.” Few people want to turn over a loved one to institutional care. … Continue reading
When: on Wednesday, Feb 22 at 8PM Painter Beverly McIver was enjoying a skyrocketing career when she promised her mother, Ethel, that she would take care of her sister, Renee, an Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled adult. Years later, following Ethel’s death, … Continue reading