Caring for your Parents and Caring for your own Children

Author: Marliese | Subject: Parenting

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Article excerpt: Everyone grew up hopefully loving and respecting our parents. Similarly we all love our children. But these are totally different emotional environments. However, due to the aging of population and medical advances, these two situations are converging in more and more families. Aging parents are no longer capable of caring for themselves and young children have yet to fly the family nest. The solution, driving in some cases by financial necessity, and in others by more emotional reasons, is to move the parents in with the family. Here the potential for problems begin.