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My grandmother is 93. I try to visit regularly but I find it depressing as she talks about how her husband and friends are all dead. I don't know what to do.

Question:  My grandmother is now 93. My grandfather died in 1994. My grandmother’s friends have all passed away and she lives in a two story house with my cat. She's got shingles, macular degeneration in both eyes, and she's wobbly when she tries to walk. My parents go over on Saturdays to bring her groceries,…

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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