Welcome to boomers-with-elderly-parents.com a site dedicated to you the chosen one for elder care of your parents. New information will be forthcoming on a regular basis that is designed to help you, the caregiver cope with the little things that may seem so frustrating.
I have the opposite situation as many others and I really feel for your suffering. Emotions run high when it comes to who should do what in eldercare.
My father is a very selfish and ungrateful and demanding man. I retired in 2012 and my wife and I were going to travel for six months, unfortunately my
I am taking care of my soon to be 85 year old mother who is doing just fine. I on the other hand am not. (I will be 58 next week). I have multiple health
My mom passed away Aug 2016. She fought a long hard fight with Parkinson's. I THE youngest daughter who was disabled from traumatic brain spinal Injuries
I'm sick of being the dependable one whom everyone comes to and depend on. This make me feel that I should be the screwed up one. then they'll say oh
My situation is a little different than most of you. I'm 50 and mom is 72. We are both recovered alcoholics and both still smoke cigarettes. My mom fell
This doesn't sound nice to say but my friend's mother passed away and for a brief instant, I was jealous. It's not that I wanted the lady to die or for
To talk to my mom, she seems fine, her mind seems sharp. Every now and then, however she does something a little odd. I notice at meal time she acts as
I am 25 now on brink of turning 26, I have my father aged 80 suffering from Parkinson's and dementia from last 5 years. I was born when my father and mother
Mom is 97. She has heart issues and has had mini-strokes. She’s now experiencing brief blackouts where she falls and is incoherent and loses cognitive