Money Feels

Bridget Casey and Alyssa Davies

Money Feels is the new alternative to the personal finance community. We're here to drop the shame, guilt, and judgement so you can learn how to heal your relationship with money alongside your internet besties, hosts, and unfiltered experts — Bridget and Alyssa read less


46: Supporting Elderly Parents
Jan 18 2024
46: Supporting Elderly Parents
How do you manage to financially support your parents in adulthood? Are there boundaries you can set, and where do you even start? Let's discuss this and more in this week's episode of Money Feels! We're your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today's episode, we discuss the following:Being a millennial with boomer parents and role reversalHow do you talk to your parents about their money?Prompts to open the conversationThe inability to prepare when you are your parents' retirement planStatistics about giving to parentsCultural differencesThe shame and guilt parents face in asking for helpFeelings of frustration and resentmentHow to decide what to giveSetting boundaries and deciding what you give and howSeparating your finances from theirsSplitting costs with siblingsFeeling grateful for the time we have leftResources:Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk by Cameron HuddlestonFinancial First Aid by Alyssa DaviesU.S. Adults Provided $17.5 Billion in Support to Parents in 2020Canada’s Caregiver Credit Thanks for listening to today's episode! If you want to keep listening, we've now launched our Patreon! You can subscribe for bonus episodes and extra content from your hosts. Thank you for listening to today's episode! Join us next week for a new one. Until then, follow us on Instagram @mixedupmoney, @bridgiecasey and @moneyfeelspodcast, and we’ll see you next time!