Communication

Resources to help you learn to communicate better and have tough conversations with your aging parents.

Trying to “convince” your aging parent

Trying to “convince” your aging parent

Helping our aging parents make decisions.  Sometimes our aging parents can be a little stubborn. We know what we ...
How to Write a Love Letter to Your Parents

How to Write a Love Letter to Your Parents

Writing a love letter.   There are so many connotations to that sentence. Maybe you picture a little kid ...
Senior Dating and Marriage

Senior Dating and Marriage

What steps can you take to protect your parents?  Is love in the air? Does it seem a little late or rushed? When ...
Resolving Conflict

Resolving Conflict

 What do you do when aging parents or siblings don't agree with you?  When we're trying to help our aging parents ...
Tips from a doctor: How to tell if your parents need help

Tips from a doctor: How to tell if your parents need help

As our parents get older it’s always important to notice if you’re seeing changes in their behavior or abilities, even the way they dress. They could just be having an “off” day but it can also be signs of bigger issues.
Lessons Learned from Caregiving Our Elderly Parents

Lessons Learned from Caregiving Our Elderly Parents

Mike's dad encountered a problem that taught Mike a lesson. If our parents start feeling like something is changing with their health, we need to listen to them, even if it is something we just attribute to aging.
Advanced Care Planning – Tough Conversations

Advanced Care Planning – Tough Conversations

There are a lot of tough conversations that we need to have with our parents, including their end of life wishes.
Financial Planning for Our Aging Parents

Financial Planning for Our Aging Parents

Financial planning with our parents can be tricky. Whether they have plenty of money or not enough. Planning is a key word. So is communication.
Helping Your Parents Plan for Their Future

Helping Your Parents Plan for Their Future

Are your aging parents prepared for the future? Creating a long term care plan is vital and it's never too early to start talking about it.

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