Children Caring for Parents Adults are not the only ones who have caregiving roles thrust upon them; children do as well. Children caring for parents as one of their family chores naturally occurs in the same way as other family responsibilities. In addition, family members take care of one another. Therefore, even if the person […]
Becoming a family caregiver involves changes in every aspect of your life. However, the relationship you have with your family and the person receiving care from you changes most. The information included under “Family Relationships” provides insights and suggestions on how to deal with those changes and help make these necessary transitions smoother.
Adapting to Changes in Family Relationships Part of getting used to being a caregiver is adjusting to how you interact with your family members. Before becoming their caregiver, you functioned as a parent, sibling, child, spouse, partner, etc. Now, regardless of your prior role, or whether you are younger or older than them, you begin