How to cope when an aging parent refuses your help
It's not easy to watch your parent age, especially when you realize that a parent may need more help than he or she wants to admit. Following are some suggestions on best ways to help family members with aging issues.
What to Do When Your Parent Refuses Caregiving Help
Advice from a Care.com vp who is the author of 'My Parent's Keeper'
How to Recognize When You’re in Denial About Your Parents’ Health
It can be hard to face facts when a loved one is in declining mental or physical health—but denial may ultimately worsen the situation.
What To Do When You Notice Your Parents Are Aging And Need Support
Transitioning With Our Aging Parents Recently, I had two friends lose their parents. It hit several of my friends hard, partly because we are devastated for our friends, but also beca…
How To Ready Your Home When An Elderly Parent Moves In
Information on bladder control, prostate health, adult diapers, incontinence products, incontinence supplies, family care giving and senior nutrition.
Home Care Tips: Recognizing When It May be Time to Transition Your Parents into a New Home
Encouraging your seniors to move into a new home, whether it is a smaller home for them to live on their own and receive care from a home care provider, or transitioning into your home to be closer to you and your family, can be a daunting decision.
What You Should Do Now When Your Elderly Parent Starts Getting Lost
Dementia and Alzheimer’s are a major challenge, but if your senior loved one is wandering and getting lost, it’s time to act.
A parent’s guide to going to a birthday celebration when your child has an eating disorder
When your child is diagnosed with an eating disorder, life can get pretty complicated. An invitation to a large celebration such as a birthday party, which might have been welcome before diagnosis,…
When Your Parents Haven't Saved for Retirement, What Can You Do to Help?
Nearly 59% of people aged 55-64 plan to continue working or not retire at all. Read more about how you can help your parents save for retirement while balancing your own financial needs.
How to hire in-home help when your aging parents don't want to move
The number of individuals using paid long-term care services is estimated to double from 13 million in 2000 to 27 million people in 2050, due to the growth in population of older people who need care. Here's how to find in-home care services for your loved one.
Do You Worry About the Safety of Your Senior Parent when Leaving their Home? Find Out How a Home...
Being a family caregiver comes with a great deal of responsibility. You want to make sure your elderly loved one is safe in their home and that they are healthy. Any time you say goodbye and head home for the evening or the day, you may wonder whether they are still safe, whether you forgot to do something, or what would happen if they fell and couldn't reach a phone to call you or somebody else.
How can you help motivate your children when it comes to their sport?
Money talks when it comes to motivating kids to participate sport, but possibly not in the way you think. If you have ever rewarded your children, for example, by offering money for them to score goals, you may be driving them to dropout in the longer term. To understand why, we need to take a look at the science of motivation A growing body of research is showing that it is not so much the quantity of motivation that matters, but rather the…
How to Parent When Your Parent Is Dying
In the game of adulting, a herd accompanies you past the milestones. When you’re young, everyone you know is graduating college, landing a first job, getting married, having kids. As you approach middle age, the milestones become less celebratory. Everyone you know is loosening their belt, losing their hair, losing their T. And then comes the most disorienting loss of all: their parents.
What Happens When Your Landlord Is Your Parent?
Some parents give their children an engraved pen set as a special gift. Some give a car. But many now give an apartment. Leonard Steinberg, president of real estate company Compass, and WSJ's Tanya Rivero, discuss the growing trend of parents purchasing apartments for their children. Photo: iStock
5 Lessons for When Your Elderly Parent Is Dying
Two authors share their conversation about their experiences and lessons learned when their elderly parents were dying.
What Happens When Your Parents Live Abroad
How to Forgive When A Parent Breaks Your Heart
How unresolved issues with family members will affect all other relationships.
When a Parent Dies: Ways to Help Yourself and Your Surviving Parent
A grief-support expert shares a letter she wrote to a grieving friend
When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens
Tips on what to say to your friends, how to deal with stress, and where to find support – as well as information about cancer and cancer treatments, for young people who have a parent with cancer.
Tips for When Your Widowed Parent Begins to Date
Remember how much you cared whether your parents liked your high school boyfriend or girlfriend? That is exactly how much your widowed parent (and his or...