My parents were in their 60s when I moved to California, which is 3,000 miles away from “home.”
Caring for my aging parents long distance wasn’t even a consideration at that time.
As the years passed, my dad developed Parkinson’s and my mom became his full-time caregiver. Had I lived close by, I would have been there for doctor visits and to help with meals and my dad’s care.
It wasn’t that they needed an in-home caregiver as much as they needed someone...
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