(MONEY Magazine) — “Caring for an ailing or aging parent is never easy, but the challenges only multiply when Mom and Dad live far away. Nearly 7 million Americans care for an elderly relative from a distance, reports the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC). If you’re among them, you know full well the guilt and anxiety of not being able to be there at a moment’s notice.” Aside from these stats, CNN Money.com article “4 tips for caring for mom & dad” also discuss the financial issues long distance caregivers face. There are four, invaluable tips that help you optimize your long distance participation. Read the article to find out if you have learned something new! Let us know with a comment.