An in-law suite can provide safety and support for older family members while preserving everyone's privacy. A multigenerational household may seem convenient, but there are many factors to consider before moving to a larger home or building an addition.
Learning to appreciate those who mothered us during our formative years and finding forgiveness in our hearts for those who faltered in these duties, either occasionally or chronically, can help us come to terms with these relationships.
For many of us, providing care for our elderly family members means not only caring for our own aging parents, but caring for our in-laws, as well. The question is how much care do you personally provide?
Celebrate Mother's Day by remembering the women who've helped us throughout our lives. Now,as caregivers, it is our turn to care for them. Gain insight into your mothers life and forgive her for what may have been less than perfect mothering practices.
Elderly parents who can no longer drive safely are often in denial about their ability to handle a car. Giving up driving often means giving up independence. However, continuing driving can have grave consequences.