Seek Consensus With Your Parent

It’s always a good idea when planning care with your loved one to come to a consensus. Sometimes this isn’t possible and when that occurs your best option is to seek outside counsel. Overstepping your bounds will only result for strife to come.

Not everyone is in the same boat of of course in regards to this. Some of you may be at the point where your loved one is so incapacitated due to disease that you alone must make the decision. In this case the best advice I can give you is to be loyal to your parent’s wishes and make the decision as best you can to honor their wishes.

Those of you who are collaborating with your parent should strive fro consensus as a much as possible. Whenever you cant, though, seek outside council. Talk with your loved one’s doctor, care manager…

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