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Siblings in Denial About Aging Parents

Posted Aug 26 2012 12:00am

...One form of denial takes advantage of distance. There is a caregiver in town and there are siblings at a distance. It's definitely harder for the long-distance caregivers to give hands-on care, but there are things they can do, whether it's bookkeeping for the parents or writing an occasional check to hire respite care so the hands-on caregiver can hire help. However, when one is at a distance, it's easier to hide one's head in the sand.

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