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Patient-Doctor Communication

In this video series Mary Alexander from Home Instead Senior Care talks about how to help your parents communicate with their healthcare providers. These videos are designed for anyone who is caring for an elderly person be it a parent, other relative or friend. The information in these videos will introduce you to why communication is important, discuss the legal healthcare related documents your parents should have, and give you tips for how to have a good office visit.

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Patient/Doctor Communication (1 of 4)

This video series covers how to help your parents communicate with their healthcare providers.

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Why It's Important to Have Good Communication: Patient/Doctor Communication (2 of 4)

Part 2 of 4 in this series covers why good communication with your parent's health care practitioners is so important, and how to make it happen.

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Legal Documentation and Medical History: Patient/Doctor Communication (3 of 4)

Part 3 of 4 covers the variety of medical forms, documents, and information you'll need if you're going to get involved in your aging parent's medical care.

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Tips for You and Your Healthcare Provider to Follow: Patient/Doctor Communication (4 of 4)

The final video in this series discusses how to help your parent feel more confident he or she is understanding the doctor and is being heard and respected by the practitioner.

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