As your parents age, you and your siblings will face issues of how to take care of your aging parents. As uncomfortable as it is to think about, your parents will likely need extra help in their golden years. Some folks will suffer from dementia, or they may become incapacitated in other ways. Forming a care plan with your siblings will help you find solutions for your parents that work for the whole family.
You and your siblings must make important decisions on issues such as power of attorney, guardianship and estate planning. Sadly, the process can be fraught with tension and conflict if the adult children are not on the same page. You may wish to keep a few helpful tips in mind when facing parental elder care to avoid common mistakes that siblings face when caring for their parents.