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70-40 Rule®: Communication Assessment

Tongue-tied talking with your adult children? Let's talk…

After you answer the following 15 questions, you will receive an assessment of your conversational relationship with your children, along with resources and tips that can help you talk to your children. This assessment is intended for educational purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific course of action.

Please answer each question based on your present situation and press "SUBMIT" at the conclusion of the survey.

*In order to receive a proper assessment, please answer all of the questions below.

Please note:
This assessment tool has been developed by Home Instead, the world's largest provider of companionship and home care services for aging adults. This is not a diagnostic tool, and is for informational purposes only.

Last revised: December 8, 2010

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  1. October 10, 2019 at 12:48 am | Posted by Debrah Nava

    Trying to do the 70/40


  2. July 29, 2019 at 1:11 pm | Posted by Patricia Shaughnessy

    Need assistance for finding a memory care center. The person with Alzheimer’s is a gentleman, who lives with me, and has no relatives. He is at about mid way in the disease , I live in Sanford fl. Just need an idea of where and what my starting point should be. Any information would help me


  3. September 18, 2015 at 7:11 am | Posted by Cindy D'Amico

    Have a need to have better conversations with my mother.


  4. November 9, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Posted by Nancy Foraker

    These questions will help me talk to my children


  5. November 9, 2011 at 5:43 pm | Posted by Nancy Foraker

    I work for Home Instead in Victorville and I do have a need to be able to talk to my children about different issues.


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