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It’s time to set your own grievances aside. You are one of four sisters, enough of you it seems to manage a feasible and effective plan to get your parents’ affairs in order and to ensure their long-term upkeep in all areas.

You may also wish to keep in mind that there are wonderful chessed organizations more than willing to assist the needy, but they can only do so for those whom they know to be in need.

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Everyone is busy, blah, blah. But that does not free us of the obligation to support one another. Kibud av v’eim is, moreover, not fulfilled via a 3-minute weekly or monthly call, or a drop-in visit for the holidays or at your convenience.

Chances are your parents didn’t abandon you or let you fend for yourself when you were dependent on them for all your needs.

It’s payback time.

 

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