Category Archives: Baby Boomer

What Check List Do You Or Your Midlife siblings need during summer visit to aging parents?

Here is a checklist for midlife siblings to take , on your summer visit I have given you ten red flags to watch for when you spend time with aging parents. This means you may have to get out your magnifying glass, like Sherlock Holmes, and really look for clues. Continue reading

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Midlife Sibling War on Memorial Day Barbecue? Get a Fire Extinguisher.

  Are you dreading the Memorial Day family barbeque?  .Will your estranged brother be manning the barbeque while you drink too much beer? Are you a midlife sibling at war with sister or brother? Worse than that, do you feel … Continue reading

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Mad Men Season 5- Will there be Rebellious 60’s Siblings?

But one great social change in the Madmen plot, that isn’t talked, about much is the change in the lives of siblings. Siblings rules in the 40’s and 50’s included to be seen not heard and never rebel, rules that icy Betsy Draper imposes on Sally and Dick Continue reading

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Sibling Team Can Prevent Aging Parent Hospital Readmissions

What midlife sisters and brothers urgently have to do when aging parents need care-is to form a sibling squad. This means fielding that team long before a hospital admission Continue reading

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Late Life Remarriage=I Am My Own In- Law?

Get ready for the future. In twenty-first century midlife, not only do we frequently get divorced and remarried, but our aging parents do as well. Sometimes shockingly, we may acquire unexpected stepsiblings through a parent’s unforeseen late-life marriage. Continue reading

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Field on Midlife Sibling Team on Line

A web tool is helpful to manage the important information adult children will need to handle and divide tasks and responsibilities for aging parents. Continue reading

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Modern Family- Great for Gen X Parents In All it’s Extensions

Sharing the burden lifts a bit of the heavy load of parenting in a two-income economy, where Mom’s and Dad’s have two sometimes three jobs to keep a family together. Continue reading

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