Parent Care

Parent Care

Parent Care

Marsha Kay Seff, a long-time newspaper reporter, is learning the ins and out and ups and downs of caregiving first-hand. She's been there, done that, and still limping along through trial and error.

Her column combines personal experiences, experiences of others and tips all about adults caring for their parents, in her her every-other-week column.

Recently Published

Family Ties Guide Sisters Through Challenges With Mom Oct 06, 2008

The three Sisters Shea are lucky. They all live nearby and are able to share caregiving responsibili... Read More

Helping Hand Turned Into Friendship Sep 13, 2008

BWK (boomer without kids), I often wonder who's going to look after me in my dotage. Who's going to ... Read More

Persuading Parents to Accept Outside Care Can Be Tough Sep 01, 2008

My friend Mike recently e-mailed, asking for advice on dealing with his dad: ?My dad is now at a poi... Read More

Do Your Kids a Favor: Write Down Your Expectations Aug 18, 2008

I received this sweet note from a daughter the other day: "For some time now, I have been readi... Read More