Sibling disputes over elder care

Ben and Talia and their spouses were angry at the decision and this caused a rift in the family.

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January 4, 2018 12:39
Discussing elder care with parents years before issues arise can avoid a lot of problems (Illustrati

Discussing elder care with parents years before issues arise can avoid a lot of problems (Illustrative). (photo credit: TNS)

 
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As Sol’s vascular dementia advanced, his children Ben, Talia and Simon disagreed strongly over whether he could continue to live in his own home or whether they should move him to a residential care facility. As Ben and Talia lived far away, Simon and his wife, Ruth, made the decision, moving Sol to an assisted living facility with the costs to be split between the three children.

Ben and Talia and their spouses were angry at the decision and this caused a rift in the family.

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