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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NABBW - National Association of Baby Boomer Women

The Fight for Independence – Hiring a Caregiver

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One of the greatest fears of older adults is the loss in independence. That loss is felt acutely when it translates into the need for institutional living. Even the most luxurious congregant living facility isn\’t the same as your own home. “Aging in place” is the chief desire of our aging parents, but for some, it just may not be possible without assistance. It is not uncommon for an ailing, frail adult to be cared for by their aging frail spouse, who will soon become ailing as well from the stress and demands of caregiving. Frail seniors who will be facing old age alone may... (Read More ...)

From Baby Boomer to Mother-in-Law: How to Play Your New Role

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Now that your son has popped the question, the congratulations from your friends include some advice about the wedding: “smile, shut up and wear beige.” But it doesn\’t have to be like this. You have the right stuff to rewrite the rules without becoming the Mother-in-Law from Hell. You came of age during the sexual revolution, juggled career and family, broke new ground for women, enjoyed the role of superwoman. So if you don\’t plan to walk on eggshells around your daughter-in-law for the rest of your life, these tips are for you: 1. Be sensitive to... (Read More ...)

From Baby Boomer to Mother-in-Law: How to Play Your New Role

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Now that your son has popped the question, the congratulations from your friends include some advice about the wedding: “smile, shut up and wear beige.” But it doesn\’t have to be like this. You have the right stuff to rewrite the rules without becoming the Mother-in-Law from Hell. You came of age during the sexual revolution, juggled career and family, broke new ground for women, enjoyed the role of superwoman. So if you don\’t plan to walk on eggshells around your daughter-in-law for the rest of your life, these tips are for you: 1. Be sensitive to... (Read More ...)

From Baby Boomer to Mother-in-Law: How to Play Your New Role

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Now that your son has popped the question, the congratulations from your friends include some advice about the wedding: “smile, shut up and wear beige.” But it doesn\’t have to be like this. You have the right stuff to rewrite the rules without becoming the Mother-in-Law from Hell. You came of age during the sexual revolution, juggled career and family, broke new ground for women, enjoyed the role of superwoman. So if you don\’t plan to walk on eggshells around your daughter-in-law for the rest of your life, these tips are for you: 1. Be sensitive to... (Read More ...)

From Baby Boomer to Mother-in-Law: How to Play Your New Role

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Now that your son has popped the question, the congratulations from your friends include some advice about the wedding: “smile, shut up and wear beige.” But it doesn\’t have to be like this. You have the right stuff to rewrite the rules without becoming the Mother-in-Law from Hell. You came of age during the sexual revolution, juggled career and family, broke new ground for women, enjoyed the role of superwoman. So if you don\’t plan to walk on eggshells around your daughter-in-law for the rest of your life, these tips are for you: 1. Be sensitive to... (Read More ...)

How to Shift from Daddy\’s Girl to Dad\’s Caregiver

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Have you ever wondered how you can give back to your parents emotionally what they have given you? It was painful for Tricia, as her father declined in his 80\’s. “Dad and I shared such fun times together when I was young – he taught me how to ride a horse, shoot a BB gun, ice skate, stand on my head. He was always so active. Last year, I had to insist that he not drive anymore. Now, seeing him shuffle around just breaks my heart.” It\’s difficult to watch as your parents deteriorate. And they may complicate the situation by being in denial about their vulnerable condition.... (Read More ...)

How to Shift from Daddy\’s Girl to Dad\’s Caregiver

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Have you ever wondered how you can give back to your parents emotionally what they have given you? It was painful for Tricia, as her father declined in his 80\’s. “Dad and I shared such fun times together when I was young – he taught me how to ride a horse, shoot a BB gun, ice skate, stand on my head. He was always so active. Last year, I had to insist that he not drive anymore. Now, seeing him shuffle around just breaks my heart.” It\’s difficult to watch as your parents deteriorate. And they may complicate the situation by being in denial about their vulnerable condition.... (Read More ...)

How to Shift from Daddy\’s Girl to Dad\’s Caregiver

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Have you ever wondered how you can give back to your parents emotionally what they have given you? It was painful for Tricia, as her father declined in his 80\’s. “Dad and I shared such fun times together when I was young – he taught me how to ride a horse, shoot a BB gun, ice skate, stand on my head. He was always so active. Last year, I had to insist that he not drive anymore. Now, seeing him shuffle around just breaks my heart.” It\’s difficult to watch as your parents deteriorate. And they may complicate the situation by being in denial about their vulnerable condition.... (Read More ...)

How to Shift from Daddy\’s Girl to Dad\’s Caregiver

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Have you ever wondered how you can give back to your parents emotionally what they have given you? It was painful for Tricia, as her father declined in his 80\’s. “Dad and I shared such fun times together when I was young – he taught me how to ride a horse, shoot a BB gun, ice skate, stand on my head. He was always so active. Last year, I had to insist that he not drive anymore. Now, seeing him shuffle around just breaks my heart.” It\’s difficult to watch as your parents deteriorate. And they may complicate the situation by being in denial about their vulnerable condition.... (Read More ...)