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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