When was the last time you heard or said the words, “Mom liked you best?” Hopefully, not since you were very young — or ever.
But with our population living so much longer and siblings finding themselves in the role of caring for aging parents, these “fighting” words seem to be spoken more frequently.
Warm childhood memories often emerge during the course of family caregiving, but so do old grievances and pain. Sharing the care of elderly parents can be just as difficult as sharing was when we were children growing up in the same house.
Family dynamics leave a legacy that often becomes [Read more…]