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Why the Phrase "Parenting Your Parents" is Demeaning

Posted Apr 20 2010 12:00am

As our parents age and their needs increase, it can feel like you are changing roles with them. They need help managing their money, they need rides to get where they want to go and you need to go with them to the doctor. You may even be helping them bathe and use the bathroom. If this isn't parenting our parents or role reversal, what is it?

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