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Denial a Common Emotion for Family Caregivers

Caring for aging parents can put siblings at odds. Check out these tips about communicating with family members. And go to www.4070talk.com and www.solvingfamilyconflict.com to learn more.

40-70 Rule® - Caught in the Middle

Senior care professionals are often caught in the middle when families can't agree. That's where the 40/70 Rule® programs and emotional support services can help. This program is offered to develop open discussions between families when it comes to providing care to parents and other various senior needs. Older adults and their families often look to professionals like you for practical resources and tips to help them bridge the communication gap.

Table Talk: How to Get Mealtime Conversations Going

Mealtime conversations are an important part of the dining experience, and can help seniors avoid feelings of depression. Caring Cards provide more than 50 questions on a wide range of topics that can help you engage a senior loved one in meaningful conversation and provide companionship.

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Challenges of Communication Between Older Adults - Professional Caregiver Recorded Webinar

Presenters Dr. Amy D'Aprix, Executive Director of the DAI Foundation, and Mary Alexander, Director of Strategic Alliances with Home Instead, discuss the challenges of communication between older adults and their children.

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Challenges of communcation between older adults

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