Finding the Future
Hello! My name is Chris. I have a twin sister with an intellectual disability and an aging mother. Here’s what I am learning about the “Future Planning” process as I tackle it. I hope this serves as a resource to other sibs.
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I was driving down a highway at 65 mph. My sister in the passenger seat jamming out to City Girls’ “Rich Bitch”. We were headed to a park to have a picnic as part of my sister’s new “community connections” services that I decided I would provide. My sister exclaims, “I’m a rich bitch!” ThenContinue reading “Becoming a Family Caregiver (Some Considerations)”
A large part of future planning is considering housing options for our siblings. This is scary, in part, because the entire process seems to be hidden behind some magic curtain that only professionals are allowed behind. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic is making this process even more uncertain.
So, here I am, nearly half way through my family’s future planning process, head still spinning, and bewildered by the lack of help available, I thought it was time to start sharing what I have been learning. I’ll admit; I am a pretty dull guy and I don’t have any specialized experience or knowledge inContinue reading “So, I Started a Blog (An Introduction)”