It’s hard to ignore that your mom’s struggling to keep up with activities of daily living. She forgets to take her medications. She’s wearing the same clothes. Her fridge is full of expired foods. You’re worried. Meanwhile, your siblings feel you’re blowing it out of proportion. You’re frustrated and can’t figure out how to get your mom help when no one seems able to agree.
Ignoring your mom’s changing needs is not a solution. You need to work together. It may seem impossible, but here are ways to make it work.
Never Let Your Mom Divide You
Your different roles in childhood may lead her to treat you differently as adults, too. Your mom expects more care from her female child because she grew up when women stayed home and… Continue reading