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To Communicate With Your Older Parents Effectively Try These Steps

MomDaughter3_iStock-486421687 (2)Older adults can seem stubborn to you - and they may be - but sometimes this stubbornness is a reaction to being talked down to or with the feeling that their autonomy is being threatened. Often, it's in their best interest to have you step in and they may even know it, so you can help them and yourself by trying to communicate in a way that leaves them feeling okay about it. 

This article on Egosancares blog can help you develop these communication skills:

Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories. “I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.” ...Craig William Dayton, Film Composer

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