I love my parents dearly and I definitely see that they need help. I try to do all i possibly can for them including cleaning their home, working in their garden and helping with meds and doctor's appts. I don't live with them, but only about two minutes away. I'm with them constantly and it seems like things go from bad to worse. My dad has been hospitalized four times recently with pericarditus. We almost lost him the last time he was in. I'm afraid not to visit them every day and they really expect it. My brother lives very close to them also, but he does very little to help them. I feel tremendous guilt when I finally shut down and have to rest from them a few hours or a day. Anyone else have this problem?