Chris Valdez


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The Role Of Gender And Conflict In Family Caregiving

An aging American population means more adults are assuming the responsibility of caring for their elderly parents. And, according to a new study from the University of Michigan, the stress of caregiving is often heightened by increased conflict between family members over the distribution of that responsibility. The study, published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, looked at 861 adult caregivers and measured their stress based upon the patients’ particular impairments and the likelihood of family conflict. Among the results, the study found that daughters were more likely than sons to devote additional time to caring for their ailing parents as they became more dependent. Sons, on the other hand, were found to be more likely to ask other family members for help, which resulted in more opportunities for conflict over shared responsibility and support. More here.

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About Chris:

Chris is a Reverse Mortgage Specialist with Proficio Mortgage Ventures, LLC.

She has been originating reverse mortgages exclusively since 2007. She is an active member of NRMLA and is Texas Senior Checked. She holds a degree in Psychology from Texas Tech University with a minor in Spanish. Her experience has enabled her to work with a wide variety of people in various environments and situations.

As a reverse mortgage specialist, I am given the opportunity to help many seniors in obtaining financial security and peace of mind through a reverse mortgage. I approach every situation with my upmost honesty, respect and knowledge and will spend my time listening to their needs.

It’s all about helping seniors.

Doing business in the following areas:

Bee Caves
Cedar Park
Dripping Springs
Lago Vista
Marble Falls
New Braunfels
Oak Hill
Round Rock
San Marcos



Chris Valdez
Reverse Mortgage Specialist
NMLS ID #340895

Proficio Mortgage Ventures, LLC
a wholly-owned subsidiary of Proficio Bank
110 Hillcrest Street
Orlando, FL 32801

800.676.5619 (direct)
866.626.6904 (fax)

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