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How to Involve Your Siblings in Mom or Dad’s Care

Taking care of an aging in place elderly parent by yourself can be time-consuming and stressful, especially when you have a career and household to manage. As a result, caregiver fatigue, or even burnout, are possible. If you’re currently in this situation, you may wondering: “How can I involve my siblings in our parent’s care?”. Fortunately, there are several effective ways to get them to participate, starting with these.

When a Sibling Rivalry Interferes with Caregiving

Sibling rivalry can leave middle-aged brothers and sisters fighting over their parents’ care and who will be responsible for what. Although some disagreements are to be expected, when sibling rivalries begin to interfere with care the issue should be addressed right away.

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