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Verified by Psychology Today. Emotional Nourishment. Recently, researchers Bott, Schekter and Milstein wrote in JAMA Neurology that the best long-term care insurance for an elderly parent was a conscientious daughter. Bott et al.
Family Therapy with Elena Koshka-The Good Daughter
The findings that such caretaking demands fall upon women who may still be in the work-force, and possibly still parenting their own children, makes them jugglers of time and energy. How does this all work out for the daughters? Our anecdotal observation of ourselves, our female friends, and our colleagues is this: How much sacrifice of self is enough when caring for a parent? How imperfect, and perhaps even inconsistent, can the caregiving be?