When a loved one is aging, one of the hardest challenges for family members is having healthy, productive conversations about the issues that surround getting older. Who better to teach us how to do it right than those who did it wrong?
The following stories feature people who have had some version of "the talk" with their aging loved one, and failed. Our senior care experts at Home Helpers provide suggestions for how the resulting feelings of guilt or frustration could have been avoided.
Did your "tough talk" not go as well as you hoped? Are you considering talking to a parent about their aging care plans, but you’re not sure where to start? Click below to send us a message. We’ll offer our best advice, and—with your permission—share your situation with our readers. Your story may be able to help another family improve their situation as well as your own!