Interview in Slate Magazine for a Daughter who Has a Father with Bipolar Disorder

dad-moneyI was just interviewed for Slate Magazine regarding a daughter who wants to help a parent who has bipolar disorder manage an inheritance. Fascinating. I LOVED talking with columnist Helaine Olen. My interview is in the second section.

Here is the question from a reader to Helaine Olen for her

How Do You Help a Parent With a Spending Problem?

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Helaine,

My father recently received an inheritance. He intends to spend part of it on a house, and I assume save the rest for his retirement, which is eight to 10 years away. Here’s the issue: My dad has bipolar disorder. The condition is under control with the help of medications, but he has experienced severe manic episodes in the past that have caused him to [ Read More ]