Preparing For Life After The Caregiver Is Gone
For caregivers of adults with disabilities, there can be no greater worry than wondering what will happen to the individual when the caregiver is gone.
Ana Maria Miyares is one of these worried providers. She’s been at her son Andy’s side for all of his 25 years, but at age 70 knows it’s time to prepare Andy for the days when she’ll no longer be around.
Andy has Down syndrome and is quite independent, holding down a job and committed to his girlfriend of eight years. But he still lives with his parents and relies on them for day-to-day things like transportation.
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Now, Ana Maria is trying to teach her son about mortality, while also ensuring that his finances and living arrangements are taken care of, reports the AARP Bulletin. To read more click here.