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Seniors in Transition Will Benefit From a Little Extra Help

Don’t force assistance on a senior loved one who has been an independent soul, but gently let him or her know that you’re there to help. A professional caregiver might be the best option for a senior who doesn’t want to impose on families for help.

Resources Could Help Caregivers Talk to Seriously Ill

It’s no surprise that senior loved ones sometimes avoid necessary end-of-life discussions. If you’re a family caregiver, be prepared for the inevitable tough talks that may be needed with older family members. The Home Instead Senior Care® network’s 40-70 Rule program can help when it’s time to start discussing these sensitive subjects.

Patient/Doctor Communication - Professional Caregiver Recorded Webinar

Dr. Amy D’Aprix discusses the importance of effective communication between older adults and their healthcare providers, and the various legal forms and documents needed to assure one’s medical wishes will be met.

Conversation Starter Guides

Download these easy-to-read guides from Home Instead Senior Care and author and communications expert Dr. Jake Harwood. These guides includes common family situations and sensitive circumstances that often pose communication problems for both older adults and their children or loved ones.

The 50-50 Rule®: Solving Family Conflict

Does your job as a senior care professional sometimes seem like that of a referee? If you feel that you're always trying to resolve a family dispute, you're not alone. This guide is designed to help adult siblings and their aging parents deal with those sensitive situations that arise among brothers and sisters as their parents age and need assistance.

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