Aug 30

Managing sibling rivalry while caregiving

By MD for Seniors

When aging parents begin to experience health problems that require caregiving, sibling rivalry can emerge.

This can sabotage efforts to provide good care, despite everyone’s best intentions.

The key to avoiding extra stress and even an all-out family feud is to learn to manage those sibling conflicts that get in the way.

Deep-seated conflicts among siblings often originate in childhood, which can make them tricky to smooth out. Even adults who think they’ve managed to leave those old feelings behind often find them resurfacing when family pressures heat up.

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