It is a privilege to give back to the elderly - psychologist

Old age is something none of us will escape, if we live that long, and Dr Schomer talks about taking care of the very people who once took care of us.

The contentious and sometimes polarizing issue about caring for elderly parents. Some see it as an inevitable requirement, while others prefer to care for their parents from a distance.

Adult children caring for elderly parents need to manage the reversal of roles.

But it can be an opportunity to rebuild and rediscover one's parents again.

Listen to the full interview below:


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