Dealing with your parents'
Our culture is enthusiastic about babies, children, young adults and even middle aged individuals. The awe fades in regard to the aging population and is often tinged by discomfort and even avoidance of seniors. What propels [...]
Any medical affliction that may lead to incapacitation or death creates deep fear in humans. Researchers rush to study the causes of an ailment in order to expeditiously find treatments or cures. Meanwhile, helpless sufferers, their [...]
Today is Mother’s Day a special day dedicated to celebrating our mothers and expressing our gratitude for having been blessed with her love and caring that enabled us in evolve into the beings we have become. [...]
Many adults carry childhood hurts, pain, shame, inadequacy or doubts about their lovability and worth due to their parents’ treatment, words, attitudes or behaviors. How can adults free themselves from the bonds of these memories, forgive [...]
The blessing of today’s increased longevity has produced new challenges for adult children in managing their aging parents’ lives. Many adults are puzzled by their aging parents’ changed behaviors, habits or affect and often feel at [...]
One of the 21st century great challenges is adjusting to the dramatic demographic changes of the population. Due to increased life span and limited options for senior care, more and more households are composed of multigenerational [...]
Whether you are a child or a baby boomer you are likely to be strongly impacted by criticism from your parents. Few comments smart more than parental disapproval, disrespect, put downs or discounts. Many people who [...]