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Caring for Elderly Parents (1 of 5)

In this video series, certified senior advisor Mary Alexander from Home Instead introduces the 50-50 Rule® — practical support services to help adult siblings improve communication skills, develop teamwork, make decisions together and divide the workload in caring for aging parents.

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  1. April 2, 2013 at 11:56 pm | Posted by veronica amie

    it is very hard taking care of elderly parents. my mom passed away, almost a year ago. our dad just turned 86. he is not doing good. my brother lives with our dad. i live about a couple of blocks away. i do what can. i wander if i don't do enough !!!! ii's taking a tole on my brother.. i go there and come home feeling depressed and have anxiety. don't know what to do, anymore !!!! ps. thank god for my husband


  2. February 22, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Posted by moriliat

    my mother recently passed away at age 97 years . i have been taking care of my mother for the past three years before she died. she did not have any disses just an old age, i am the youngest daughter. i have a senior sister but shes not in the country for so long.i had the major caregiving responsibility and financial.when i went to my mothers house,to spend a hole day with her when i whant to live at night ,my mom will start criying that she whanted to go with me then i took her to my house for couple of days before shes back to her house.


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