We hope you found our last issue useful. For those just joining the newsletter, welcome. Please email us your special questions or areas of interest. This month’s feature article is about holidays and aging loved ones. If you are worried about those family get togethers with a parent or siblings, read on.
Carolyn Rosenblatt and Dr. Mikol Davis
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Holidays & Aging Parents
If you live a distance from your parents, and you don’t see them but a few times a year, the holidays can be especially stressful.Never mind that the family may already have stressful holidays just being together.Discovering that your aging parents are showing signs of “slipping” can be a very upsetting matter. If you’ve always gone to Mom’s house, and she puts together a holiday meal, or party, you may not recognize at first that anything has changed.
Spouse On Spouse Neglect: Are We Seeing More Of It?
In Wilmington, Delaware, 80-year-old Shirley Wilson was convicted at a jury trial of abusing and neglecting her 82-year-old husband, a stroke victim, by taking him out of the nursing home where he needed to be and forcing him to live at the family business, a junkyard.He had bedsores, was found lying on a couch in a soiled diaper, and was malnourished and dehydrated.He had dementia and needed 24 hour a day care.
Burned Out Caregivers: Respite Is Possible For You
Millions of caregivers throughout our country are putting in long hours, putting up with very difficult circumstances, including difficult aging loved ones, and have little or no relief. If you don’t have much money to spare, how can you get a break?