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Taking care of parents
09/10/2018
Taking Care of Each Other My 86-year-old dad passed away 5 years ago. My mom lived almost 100 miles from me and she said she didn't want me to have to come visit her every weekend so she would just move in with me. I loved the idea because I thought I would be able to take care of her. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentEat Less-Move MoreExerciseFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentGrandchildrenGrandmotherHealthMarriageRelaltivesRelativesTaking care of parents
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02/28/2013
I've Had Two Real Men in My Life My dad died 9 years ago when I was 46. I still miss him like it was yesterday. My dad was tough, but so loving, especially as he aged. More >>

Tags: ChildrenDoing the Right ThingFamily/Relationships - FamilyFatherFather figureGrandchildrenHusbandMotherhood-FatherhoodParentingRaising Boys to MenRead On-AirReal menRelaltivesRelativesTaking care of parentsValues
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02/15/2013
Taking Care of Each Other My 86-year-old dad passed away 5 years ago. My mom lived almost 100 miles from me and she said she didn't want me to have to come visit her every weekend so she would just move in with me. I loved the idea because I thought I would be able to take care of her. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentEat Less-Move MoreExerciseFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentGrandchildrenGrandmotherHealthMarriageRelaltivesRelativesTaking care of parents
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02/15/2013
Put Your Feelings Aside I was surprised to find that my sister and I got through most of the care giving without incident, but I also believe that was at least partially due to the fact that I decided to keep my thoughts to myself regarding her behavior. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeBehaviorFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFeelingsRelaltivesRelativesSiblingsSistersTaking care of parentsValues
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02/07/2013
Caregiving for Two Parents at the Same Time Sadly, last year we had the caregiving dilemma for both my father and my father-in-law at the same time. I'm not saying it was easy, but here's how we handled the situation. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentAttitudeBehaviorCherishFamilyFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentHealth careHelpingRelaltivesRelativesSiblingsTaking care of parentsValues
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02/07/2013
Working with My Brothers to Aid our Mother My mother developed dementia and memory problems, and since I'm the only one in the same town, it was up to me to care for her. However, I included my brothers in all decisions and we worked together to get the best health care and living conditions she could afford. More >>

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07/02/2012
Preparing for Your Own Old Age It's no secret that the elder support system in the United States leaves a lot to be desired. But it really hits home when you and/or someone you love has to deal with it... More >>

Tags: BudgetCliff EnnicoRelaltivesStay-at-Home MomSucceedingInYourBusiness.comTaking care of parentsWork from Home
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