Dear Mary

I was my parents’ principal caregiver for ten years. I have first-hand experience in helping aging parents, dealing with family dynamics, protecting parents from elder abuse and working with public and private organizations.

Do you have a question for me? Please email your questions to: mary@caregivingmatters.ca

An important note: I love answering your questions, but I also encourage you to seek professional legal, financial, or medical assistance.

Mary Bart

Left nothing in the Will.

We cared for her for years and this is how she thanks us?

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My Mom is too cheap.

Mom needs new clothes, but won’t spend the money.

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Mary Bart

Mother-in-law: Take the BUS.

My mother-in-law is becoming very needy

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Mom’s hurtful comments.

Jeanette, did you know that you are a “Caregiver Hero”?

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Mary Bart

Visiting a dying friend.

Let me congratulate for your making the effort to visit your dying friend.

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Mary Bart

Frustrated with staff where my Dad lives.

Understanding expectations is the key to making this work.

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Mary Bart

My Dad won’t go home.

How can he be ill, maintain a household and be a full time caregiver? Enough is enough already!

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Mary Bart

In-home help

I have had experience with hiring individuals and agencies and have good and bad things to say about both solutions.

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Desperate Sisters do Desperate Things!

Would you hire her if she were not your sister?

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My parents are acting like 2 year olds.

Their childish behave should not be tolerated.

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