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Conflict with Mother Complicates Daughter’s Efforts to Help Dad


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Conflict with mother complicates daughter’s efforts to help dad

Dear Carol: My mother’s always been mean to me, her only daughter, so it’s not surprising that we have a strained relationship. I’ve had years of counseling and continue with maintenance. My concern is that my dad has dementia and is under my mother’s care. She’s impatient with him and is, in general, a terrible caregiver. She won’t listen to me when I mention resources for her, and she has no interest in learning how to work with his disease. Though he’s always been intimidated by her, he's a sweet, kind person on his own. How do I help him get better care? – SL

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