Few things are more stressful than family fights about what should be done for Mom or Dad. This practical minibook guides you through stress reducing techniques to help you navigate a difficult situation that can be long term. If you've ever avoided talking with your siblings because it is difficult, now you can learn from the experts about how to do this more effectively.
Got a family fight on your hands? Anxious and aggravated by a sibling or two who just doesn't get it when it comes to caring for your parent? If you are overwhelmed by family conflicts about aging parents or other loved ones, this little book is for you. Ms. Rosenblatt, in collaboration with her psychologist husband, Dr. Mikol Davis, provides you with solid ideas and advice about how to manage those conflicts. With the combination of health care, legal and psychological information, you will feel empowered to deal with this distressing and all too common problem for adult children. Planning in advance and using outside professionals can make a world of difference for those who only want the best for their aging parents. Learn how you can survive this situation. When your parent is the one creating the conflict, get information about how to manage your parent's resistance. You'll find a useful summary in How to Handle Family Conflicts About Elders .
Author, Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, is a registered nurse and an attorney with over 40 years of combined experience in her two professions. She is a consultant and mediator with a practice in San Rafael, California.