The Mitzvah

This daughter felt duty-bound to help her parents even though her sister refused to get involved because of the way their parents lived their lives up to that point.  The caregiving daughter (who chose to remain anonymous) explains why she became her parents’ primary...

Episode 130: The Legacy

When it comes to aging parents, working daughters often feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter.  After her father died Illinois resident Maggie McClane chose to be a good daughter: she left her job as a paralegal and moved in...

100 Episodes Strong

I’m old enough to remember watching the televised Watergate hearings, and today’s live broadcast of former FBI Director James Comey testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee was no less riveting. It was so hard to look away from the television, I nearly...

Episode 95: Best Foot Forward

Canadian author Rick Lauber is among a growing number of male caregivers who provide support alone or with the help of siblings.  In today’s show, Rick talks about moving his parents from Vancouver Island closer to his home in Edmonton, co-caregiving with his two...