Parent Doesn’t Want to Live with Adult Child and Family
Grown Children Should Not Attempt to Force Their Beliefs on Dying Parent

Not Every Child Can Be a Long-Term Caregiver



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Dear Carol: My mom is 79 and lives alone. We have long-lived genes in my family, so I expect her to be fine for quite a while. I love her very much and we have a good relationship, but I’m career-oriented, I live 600 miles away from her and I know that I couldn’t give up work to move back and take care of her. What angers me is that if I were a man people wouldn’t expect it...

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