Category: Communication

When Relatives Don’t Agree

When it comes to aging parents, there are many familial conflicts that can arise. As mothers and fathers get older it seems that all of us become experts in caring for an elderly loved one; all of us seem to have their “best interests” in mind. Still, as you may know yourself, mutual understanding among […]

HELP IN TIMES OF TRANSITION

The death of a significant other can be emotionally devastating. So, too, can a marriage torn apart by divorce. The emotional trauma of each, whether sudden or built up over time, can be exacerbated by confusion about “practical” matters that are integral to the transition process. Both situations require a period of adjustment so that […]

Addressing Difficult Topics With Mom and Dad

No matter how old you are it seems that you are always your parents’ little girl or little boy. You may even be a senior yourself but in some situations the parent-child relationship remains firmly in place. And this is certainly true when it is time to have a difficult conversation with your elderly parent/s […]

May 22, 2014 Communication