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Unformatted text preview: and she continued to care for him until he died. If an opportunity came along where I could move my sick parent to my new job location, I would definitely look into doing so. Though I have never been in the situation, I think taking on a new job, in a new city is hard enough as it is, let alone caring for a sick person at the same time. I think it is great that many companies are willing to accommodate the needs of a potential employees sick parent, but that option might not always be what is best for the ailing parent. If I was ever put in that situation, I would have to significantly weigh the pros and cons before I made a decision; however, if the choice is between a new job or my family, I would choose them every time....
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- Spring '11