Elderly Parents Stress and Concerns

by Betty
(Atlanta)

My elderly parents are stressing on a daily basis about the aches and pains of everyday living it seems. As the sole caregiver I want to give the best care possible, however the constant worry about when the day will come that it is not a drill anymore but the real thing puts me on edge. I know, the cycle of life and all of that, it's just very stressful to see them so stressed out and there is really nothing I can do about it. Their money situation is fine, however they freak out every time they go to the pharmacy (which is often) and refill their medicine. The costs of health care are getting so out of shape with reality. They are constantly worried that their money is going to run out and they will be put on the street...even though I am here to help and they own their home free and clear!


Oh well, between helping them and trying to manage my own family I am surprised I had enough time to do this..

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Concerns your Elderly Parents?.


Home | Site Map | About | Contact | Privacy Policy | Disclosure

© Copyright evSky Incorporated 2008-2018 | All Rights Reserved


Eldercare for

Aging Parents

Are you having a difficult time with being the "Caregiver" for Mom and Dad?

Click Here to Read What Others are Saying and Leave a Comment About Your Own Experiences....

Or Start your Own Discussion Page!

Recent Articles

  1. My Mom is Becoming Crazy

    May 12, 18 11:07 AM

    She is accusing everyone of taking things when she can't find them. My Dad is chasing women in the nursing home and making derogatory comments to my Mom.

    Read More

  2. A Feeling 99% of this World Will Never Feel

    May 08, 18 02:35 PM

    There are other siblings in this area. But they do not get involved with taking care of their mother. I am disabled with Epilepsy so I cannot work or drive.

    Read More

  3. Ashamed of not Doing More for Mom

    May 06, 18 11:33 AM

    I regret every day that I don't treat her better. But I'm so afraid of her judgmental remarks & criticisms, that I am always tense around her. It's how

    Read More