Are You Being a Parent Rather than a Caregiver?
Do you find yourself frustrated that your parent or spouse doesn’t do what you tell them they should do? Or do they ignore you when you tell them what would help them? If this sounds familiar, you may be acting more as a parent than a caregiver. Join Allison and explore how to caregive those who are no longer able to care for themselves and also who may have once cared for you. Through the use of concrete examples and an outline of basic strategies, you will learn how to ease the distress that can be experienced when you confuse these very different and distinct roles, parent vs. caregiver.