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We Need Someone to Help Us…

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We Need Someone to Help Us…

I just want to be a daughter/son. I want to visit with my mom/dad and not have to worry about paperwork and bill paying. I want to take my mom shopping and to dinner, and not have to worry about medical decisions. I’m too emotional to make a good decision. My brother/sister doesn’t agree with what I think mom/dad needs, but he/she doesn’t live here and see him/her every day like I do!

Someday….I Will Make a Plan!

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Someday….I Will Make a Plan!

As an adult child of aging parents, or as a caregiver of someone who is aging – it is easy to overlook signs that an aging person may need the help of professionals. When a caregiver sees the person frequently, changes are not as noticeable as they are to someone who is not well acquainted with the person.

Additionally, if the aging person is a parent or a loved one, it is often easy to be in denial of the changes that may be visible to others.