For Aging Parents Time Is Ticking
For parents who care for adult children with disabilities, there is no bigger fear than wondering what will happen to their child when they are gone. And as more and more people with disabilities outlive their parents, the concerns are very real — everything from who will care for the individual to how the care will be funded. Meanwhile aging parents struggle to keep up with some adult-size offspring who have very basic needs like feeding and going to the bathroom or managing aggressive tendencies. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on how parents are coping and the steps they are taking to plan for the future. To read more click here.