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What to Do When Siblings Can’t Agree on a Parent’s Care Needs

Siblings Who Care More About Their Inheritance Than Mom and Dad’s Care

Angry_christian-fregnan-W5Vf2fiDvss-unsplashPhoto image Christian Fregnan

“We don’t want strangers taking care of Mom!”

“We promised Dad he would never have to go to a nursing home!”

“If you really love Mom and Dad, you should be able to keep caring for them at home!”

Ah, siblings. Some are a joy—our very first and forever friends in life. Others are more of nuisance, a source of drama that comes and goes over the years. But when a parent falls ill or needs additional help as they age, these family relationships are truly put to the test.

Some adult children work seamlessly together to find the best care solutions for their aging parents. However, some siblings don’t contribute at all, leaving the heavy lifting, 

Continue reading on Agingcare to learn more about the not unusual problem of siblings who don't want a parent's money to go toward their care:

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