Celebrate Your Dad

caregiver support for aging parents

Sometimes it is difficult for us, as adult children, to switch roles occasionally with our aging parents. No wonder how awkward it might be, one of our most important jobs is to advocate for their needs.

I think back to the hours my parents spent, researching scholarship possibilities for my siblings and me before we headed off to college.

Then I think about today, and the importance of helping them find what they need. My parents helped me find the ways to attend college. I am helping them gain access to every benefit they might qualify to receive. Because my dad is a veteran who has slowly lost his ability in the last few years to remain gainfully employed, I conducted research on the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs website. That