April 12, 2019    The Arbors

How Sharing the Care Can Strengthen Sibling Bonds

For some families, working as adult siblings to care for aging parents can be almost as challenging as providing the care itself. According to an Alzheimer’s Association survey, the top two....

Topics: Caregiving, Family Matters

April 12, 2019    The Arbors

8 Strategies for Building Consensus Among Siblings

Families with several involved siblings often have problems with disagreements and power struggles. Getting brothers and sisters all on the same page can take patience, coordination, and several....

Topics: Future Planning, Caregiving, Family Matters

March 22, 2019    The Arbors

How Decision-Making Is Different Between Men And Women And Why It Matters In Caregiving

Imagine that you’re at work, responding to an important email or thinking about next quarter’s goals. Your phone rings. When you answer it, you hear your next-door neighbor telling you that your....

Topics: Caregiving

March 22, 2019    The Arbors

The Difference Between Caring for an Aging Mom and Dad

A lot has been written for parents about the difference between raising boys and girls. Caring for an aging mom can be different from caring for an aging dad, too. And it may help to be aware of....

Topics: Caregiving