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Vijai Balaiah

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Our parents took care of us when we were kids. Why the grown-up kids don't take care of the parents?[not everyone;especially after marriage]

1. Tips to the kids
2. Tips to the parents
3. Handling tough situations
4. Do we really need to draw a line?

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  • Jun 15 2012: I think it's a shame most people don't look after their elders any more. Where I am from people seem to think it is okay just to leave them to their own devises or put them away into a care home. I believe that it is partially because that people have become more self absorbed. Instead of thinking about how they can help they think about the impact that it would have on their lives.
    1. Tip to the children - think about the person you need to look after, about other cultures where children ensure their folks have a comfortable life before themselves.

    2. Tip to the parents - Don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it.

    3. Handling tough situations - no matter who you are asking for help is something you should not be afraid of. It does not make you weak.

    4. Drawing the line - Make sure both party's are in agreement on how things will run, kindly but firmly keep those in place.

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