One of life’s more complex and difficult challenges is caring for a parent or loved one. You may find yourself having to make difficult decisions, particularly if you hold power of attorney. You may have to change your work schedule to be able to provide proper care. You may not anticipate the financial impact, especially if you have to assist with paying bills, preparing tax returns and covering expenses associated with providing care.
Caring for a parent or loved one can demand significant time and energy—not to mention that you may also be juggling other responsibilities such as your career, raising children and planning for your retirement. The term “sandwich generation” is well earned for this cohort of remarkable people. Use the following resources for some assistance.