“We just have ‘knock down, drag out’ arguments with our dad . . . ”

“We just have ‘knock down, drag out’ arguments with our dad . . . ”

The son came into our community looking into a memory care apartment for his father. He and his brother were having challenges with him, he said. “What kind of challenges?” I asked . . .

How much do caregivers cost—and is there any assistance available to help pay for them?

If you know the options available for care in your community, make a financial plan and take advantage of any available tax breaks, you can lessen that financial impact.

Paying for home care out-of-pocket can be pricey. However, as you travel down the gray mile, there are a number of options available to help pay for those costs. . .

So, you think you want to become your parent’s caregiver.

Becoming a caregiver for a parent or other relative can be a rewarding experience. Before you take on the role, however, it’s important to be aware of the challenges that lay ahead.

Have you ever thought about becoming a caregiver for one or more of your parents? Perhaps even leaving your current job to take just “a short time off” to care for them before eventually returning to the workforce? Well, know that you’re not alone. . .