My mother has fairly severe dementia, is in an assisted-living facility near my home and I am her legal guardian. Although my mom and I get along very well, my siblings have turned her care into a nightmare for me. These siblings are significantly older than I am and are nearly strangers to me, as they were not in the home when I was growing up and I have had little contact with them over the years. They are hypercritical and question every little thing...right down to the medications her doctor prescribes! I am trying to be patient and address their concerns, but frankly, I am getting tired of having to justify every decision. For people who, for years, made little effort to see her, they certainly consider themselves long-distance experts on Mom's care.
My husband is getting so fed up with them that he's of the opinion that I should resign my guardianship and let the rest of my siblings figure out how they're going to take care of my mother without my assistance.
I think I'm just venting, but any suggestions?