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The Challenges of Caregiving

A daughter writes candidly about the stress and isolation she felt while taking care of her aging mom

En español | In the space of three years, between 2000 and 2003, my mother's ferocious independence gave way to utter reliance on her two adult children.Garden-variety aches and pains became major health problems; halfhearted attention no longer sufficed, and managing her needs from afar became impossible. … Back to Article

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