Neighbor Concerned About Possible Elder Abuse
Caregivers Still Struggle for Respect

Siblings Who Refuse to Help with Parent Care

...In many families, such as mine, this person lives the closest to the parents and/or is most suited to the task of caregiver. In my case, it was both. This fact didn't keep my sister, who lived about 50 miles away, from coming to town nearly every weekend to see our parents and help me out. However, in some families, this relatively short distance would be enough of an excuse to keep the "caregiving" efforts of the distance sibling to an occasional, convenient visit.

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