5 Ways to Ask Your Friends for Help When Your Parents Are Needy or Ill
My last visual memory of my always-a-step-away-from-hospitalized mom is from the passenger’s side mirror of the secondhand blue Geo Prism my husband and I owned. She was standing in the parking lot of her apartment complex waving as my husband drove us away from our Rochester, New York home to our new apartment just outside Washington, DC. I was filled with guilt for leaving her behind. My always-healthy dad had died unexpectedly two years before, leaving me as my mom’s primary support system.