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What Can Happen When Adult Children Care for Their Elderly Parents
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What Can Happen When Adult Children Care for Their Elderly Parents

This is the first of a series of guest posts by Kate Fallon, a licensed clinical professional counselor in Portland. For the past 10 years Kate has been associated with the Southern Maine Agency on Aging, providing support and education to people who are caring for an elderly parent or friend. She recently opened a private practice — Ageless Journeys — in Portland.

Many adults, myself included, find themselves in the unfamiliar position of being somewhat of a parent to our parents. No matter how much love there is, it can be extremely challenging and if we don't remember to also take care of ourselves, a threat to our own health.

In her first post, Kate touches upon some of the challenges that come with taking on the role of caregiver for a parent. We encourage you to send questions, which she will try to answer in future posts. Let's think of her as our own personal counselor!

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