TRUST & ESTATE SERVICES

The Special Needs of Sibling Support

Experience and research tell us the concerns of siblings who care for a disabled brother or sister are often overlooked. We highlight how parents and siblings can create a strong succession plan.

04.01.2014 - Thomas E. Junkin, Senior Vice President, Personal Trust Services

The Special Needs of Sibling Support

Siblings have a unique relationship. Brothers and sisters are often our first role models, our friends, confidants, and co-conspirators. For better or worse, our sibling relationships may be our longest, continuous relationships; spouses come into our lives comparatively late, and parents eventually pass on. Our brothers and sisters are often partners for life.

How is this relationship affected when a sibling has a developmental, intellectual, or physical disability? What is the experience like for people who become caregivers for an adult sibling with special needs? From a wealth management perspective, we find the concerns of siblings as caregivers are often overshadowed by the concerns of spouses or parents in the same role.

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