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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.


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Opening the Lines of Communication: Improving Communication with Aging Parents (2 of 5)

Part 2 of the "Senior Communication Issues" series offers more tips for effective communication with seniors — starting with when and how to begin the dialog.

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Difficult Topics with Aging Parents (Senior Communication Issues - Part 3 of 5)

Part 3 of this series discusses topics that can be difficult to address with your aging loved ones — such as moving from their home, finances, driving and health issues — using example scenarios about each of these issues from both your and your parents' perspectives.

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Methods of Approach: Improving Communication with Aging Parents (4 of 5)

"Methods of Approach" discusses positive ways of talking with your aging loved ones about difficult topics and how to always try to move toward solutions that provide the maximum amount of independence for the older person.

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Overcoming Barriers in Communication: Improving Communication with Aging Parents (5 of 5)

"Overcoming Barriers in Communication" offers tips for learning to talk to elderly parents in a way that helps to close the communication gap.

Make the grandparents part of your family's routine. If they are in good health, let them pitch in and help.

Better Organization Can Help Families Make Time for Seniors

Balancing work and family obligations is never easy for any family, especially those with young children and older adults. The first thing you should do is try to get organized.

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