Communication With Elderly Adults
Why moving and money are two of the toughest issues to discuss with aging and ailing loved ones -- and practical advice to help.
How to communicate with someone who has early stage Alzheimer's or other dementias. Keep these simple communication techniques in mind.
Basic approaches to getting the information you need to make good decisions about your parent's medical care.
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- What's an assisted living community fee and how much is it?
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- What can I do to encourage my dad to wear his emergency response device?
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- Any suggestions for talking to my father, who has Alzheimer's, about his finances?
- How should I tell my mom's friends that she has Alzheimer's?
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- How can I get my mother to acknowledge that she has Alzheimer's?
- Now that my mom is in a nursing home, how can I make the most of my one-hour visits with her?
- How can I encourage my listless mom to bathe?
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