Protect Seniors from Fraud
Just when you thought that family caregiving couldn't get more complicated, a new issue seems to pop up. And you're left wondering what to do. How do you begin to talk with your elderly mom about getting more help? When do you discuss with your dad giving up the car keys? What do you say to your brothers and sisters when you're stuck with all the caregiving and you can't count on your siblings to assist? When you're a family caregiver, the list of possible caregiver questions and issues is endless.
70/40 Rule programs and emotional support services are offered to develop open discussions between families relating to providing care to parents and other various senior topics. Bridging the communication gap between seniors and their boomer children.
Review these tips to help start those difficult conversations; Ten Tips to Help Seniors Communicate with Their Boomer Children
You've just attended the third funeral of a close friend within a year's time. The toll of all these losses is starting to wear on you emotionally. You'd like more support from your family, but how do you ask?
Your adult daughter has been feuding with your grown son for several years. This situation is upsetting you more and more. How do you tell them what this is doing to you?
For the second time in six months, you've neglected to pay the electric bill. At age 83, you're starting to forget a few things around the house, and feel like you need a little extra help. You're afraid to tell your family, though, for fear you'll lose your independence. What do you say?
At age 70, you know you need to start thinking about end-of-life issues. Your children say you're young yet and keep putting off the subject. How do you begin a serious discussion that your kids can't ignore?
Since your wife died, you've been very lonely. A few months ago you began a friendship with a widow from church and you've become very fond of one another. How do you tell your children?
You've just returned from the doctor's office where you were diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. Your three adult children live elsewhere. How do you start this discussion without sending your children into a panic?
At age 85, you're happy to be healthy and living longer than you ever expected. But money is running out. Not only will you be unable to leave your children the inheritance they're expecting, but funds are getting tight for you as well. What do you say to your kids?
Now that you're 70, you've begun thinking about the type of legacy that you'd like to leave your family. But you need more assistance to identify what you would want to pass on to your loved ones, both materially and historically. What can you say to enlist their help?
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