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Resources for Effective Family Communication Around Care

The following links will take you to a number of resources that outline various communications scenarios that can help you and your family come together to provide and/or get the care that your senior loved one needs.

How to Deal with Family Conflict Caused by Alzheimer’s

Sadly, an ill loved one is the number one trigger for family conflict, according to a study conducted by the Home Instead Senior Care® network. Coping with the reality of a loved one’s Alzheimer’s not only has its emotional difficulties, but logistical ones as well, especially in terms of decision-making and bearing the responsibility of caregiving.

My brother, sister, and I have had many serious conflicts as a result of trying to care for our 87-year-old mother. Are there mediators or counselors who could help with serious family issues due to caregiving?

I would like to know if there are mediators or counselors who could help with serious family issues that have arisen around the care of my 87-year-old mother. She lives at my sister's at present but had been living with me. There are money issues because my mom does not have a lot of resources. My brother, sister, and I have had many serious conflicts as a result of trying to care for my mom.

I care for my 97 year old mother-in-law. I'm feeling overwhelmed and frustrated because I don't get much help from other family members. What do I do?

Question: I am 47 years old and a housewife. I take care of my 97 year old mother-in-law who is bed ridden. The rest of the family leaves all the care on me. There is a granddaughter who is in her final year of nursing school, and unless I ask no help is provided. My husband…

I'm trying to balance caring for my mother, keeping up at work, and managing my own household. Do you have any suggestions?

Question: My mother is very disabled from a stroke, and recently she had another stroke. I'm doing my best to care for her at home, but I also have a husband and three children, and I work full-time. My mother's mind hasn't been the same since her first stroke. She is often very confused and doesn't…

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