Eldercare Seminars

Having “The Conversation:” How to Talk to Your Parents about Accepting Help

As parents begin to have difficulties with the routines of daily life, “The Conversation” becomes unavoidable.  Learn what information gathering needs to be in done in advance of that first communication and learn how to initiate a dialogue with your parents in a non-threatening way.  We’ll talk about how to break the ice with conversation and what topics are most important.  We’ll address fears and anxieties on all sides, share techniques to ensure that no one feels demeaned or diminished, and help you to work together with your parents to agree on a pro-active plan.