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40/70 Communication Tips

Review these tips to help start those difficult conversations; Seven Tips to Help Boomer Children Communicate With Their Aging Parents

70/40 Communication tips

70/40 Communication Tips

Review these tips to help start those difficult conversations; Ten Tips to Help Seniors Communicate with Their Boomer Children

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Conversation Starter Guides

Download these easy-to-read guides from Home Instead Senior Care and author and communications expert Dr. Jake Harwood. These guides include common family situations and sensitive circumstances that often pose communication problems for both older adults and their children or loved ones.

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Life Legacies

Home Instead Senior Care research has revealed that nearly half of all Boomers would like to know more about their parents' end-of-life wishes. Home Instead Senior Care, with the help of author and advance planning expert Jo Meyers, is providing a set of tools that can help seniors and their families make sure that their wishes are carried out.

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Five Ways to Talk with Your Loved One About End-of-Life Issues

End-of-life issues are particularly heart-wrenching senior topics. This flyer provides valuable tips on how to discuss these sensitive issues.

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Pre-Plan Checklist

Seniors and their families will be ready for the inevitable by completing this Life Legacy Checklist, which is an easy way for them to make sure everything is in order and their families are prepared.

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40-70 Rule®: Executive Summary

Independent research by Home Instead Senior Care® of 1000 U.S and 500 Canadian Baby Boomers provided new insights into the dynamics of the conversations which do — and do not — take place between Boomers and their aging parents. This first-of-its-kind study revealed obstacles to communication and solutions that would substantially improve communication and the quality of life for both generations.

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Five Wishes

Seniors should know that their wishes will be honored and this important tool, from the organization Aging with Dignity and offered through Home Instead Senior Care, can help make sure that happens.

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40/70 Rule®: Communication Assessment

An informational tool has been developed by Home Instead Senior Care for adults who have parents over the age of 70. We invite you to complete this 15-question quiz to determine the quality of your parental conversations.

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70-40 Rule®: Communication Assessment

The following informational assessment tool has been developed by Home Instead Senior Care for seniors age 70 and older who would like to improve their communications with their adult children. We invite you to complete this 15-question quiz to determine the quality of your conversations.

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