How to Care for Aging Parents From a Distance
While many baby boomers have assumed the responsibility of helping their aging parents, some are dealt the even more challenging task of caring for their parents from a different city.
In addition to arranging parents’ care, children often also take over running their household — from paying bills to having groceries delivered to coordinating medical care. That requires them to get access to bank accounts and medical information that’s not available to children without their parents’ consent.
This can be draining as it is — especially when you have to take care of yourself (and possibly your own children) — even without the geographic distance. That’s why U.S. News put together eight tips for taking care of aging parents when you don’t live close.