Raising Your Family And Taking Care Of Parents – How Does One Cope?

Taking care of your parents is a huge responsibility that you should handle with love and affection. Ashley, a 54-year mother of two college-age children, has started helping her mother Susan with daily tasks and doctor’s appointments. She visits every morning to make sure that her mom has showered, gotten a solid breakfast, and took her morning pills.

Since her mother’s current diagnosis with beginning stages of dementia, Ashley has noticed that Susan currently requires more care daily. This is causing Ashley to undergo feelings of sadness, anger, and stress as she takes on the caregiving role that has traditionally been held by her mother.

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