As older parents age, the burden of care usually starts to fall on the grown children. If there are differences in availability, age, distance and financial resources between the siblings, conflicts can arise within the family. Here are some suggestions and resources for dealing with this common situation.
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Since is Alzheimer’s is a gradual, degenerative disease, your family has probably been dealing with the situation for some time. Likely your Mom or Dad is in the Middle Stage of the disease and you are handling healthcare/personal care decisions on an ongoing basis. Now you are also facing decisions involving your parent’s property such as their financial assets and the family home. The steps you take now are critical to achieving a positive outcome for your Mom or Dad and their care.
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This is certainly a sensible approach for some people. There are two very different attitudes that surface in this situation. Continue reading “What if I just downsize my stuff and stay where I am?”
There are many people who can be involved in helping you downsize ranging from family members to professionals with a specialty in one area of downsizing. Here are some of the key players.
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