Since July is the month when we celebrate the independence we achieved as a county, I thought that would be a good topic for those of us who are caring from older family members – and those of us who will eventually be the older family members.

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Parenting Your Parent

Why do we call the website “Reverse Parenting”?

As a doctor who specializes in the care of older adults I speak regularly with the children of my patients. I noticed as I gave them advice and support, that there was no word that describes the special group of people who provide support and care for their own parents. “Caregiver” doesn’t properly encapsulate their unique position—after all, anyone can be a caregiver, but children who provide care to their parents have experiences that are […]

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