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What Can Caregivers Talk About During Video or In-Person Elder Visits?

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Dear Carol: My 95-year-old dad was doing well up until a stroke last year left him incapacitated enough to need nursing home care. This happened before COVID-19, so we were fortunate to get him settled. At that time, my biggest problem was what to talk about during long visits. His brain is sharp, but our conversation lagged quickly. Fast forward through months of video check-ins. With occasional help from the staff, Dad has done well with the required technology, but the problem of what to talk about persists, maybe even to a greater degree since we’re on video. Do you have any suggestions? PE

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