Field on Midlife Sibling Team on Line


How to do form a midlife sibling team on line? Here is one great answer- social networking and caregiver websites. They give adult siblings and extended family the ability to coordinate care for aging parents. This helps family overcome a barrier to manage a midlife sibling team by making access easy for local and long distance siblings.

Adult siblings who must field that team when a parent needs care can utilize on line tools to share the care.  A web tool is helpful to manage the important information adult children will need to handle and divide tasks and responsibilities for aging parents. This is especially accommodating for long distance siblings and is a great way to get everyone on the same page.


One tool is lots of helping hands  This web tool is free-of-charge, private and secure and creates a web community for adult siblings or extended family. It will help brothers and sisters invite members to your care community.

This great web communication tool allows all adult siblings to easily view and sign up for any number of available tasks for aging parents, look their commitments, and help everyone to remember assignments they took on through email reminders. This care coordination tool also gives users private message boards, photo galleries, resource sections for sharing relevant web links and documents.

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Cathy Cress holds an MSW in Aging from U.C. Berkeley. Her new book Mom Loves You Best, Forgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships , New Horizon Press, was published October 2010. Cress’s book , Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Jones and Bartlett, is the bible of geriatric care management and is out out in a third edition in February 2011 .Her book Care Managers, Working With the Aging Family, Jones and Bartlett,2008 is one of the few major books on the aging family. Ms. Cress is the founder of GCM Consult ,working with small and national who want to add or launch GCM businesses. She is on the faculty at the University of Florida in their on line master’s in geriatric care management -GCM . She has taught geriatric care management at San Francisco State University , UC Berkeley and teaches at Cabrillo College and San Mateo College. She was founder and director of Cresscare, a GCM business, for 25 years.
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