Article by Melanie Merriman Published in The Washington Post


In her article “My Aging Mother Didn’t Want to Be a Burden. And That Was a Burden”, our client Merriman Merriman talks candidly about the paradox of caring for her fiercely independent mother at the end of life: “Whatever burden there was in caring for her came not from her need for help but from her heels-dug-in resistance to accepting it and my own resistance to usurping her autonomy.”

We developed this article with Melanie and placed it with The Washington Post.