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Aging Parents: When, Where, and How to Get Help

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 1, 2019 6:38:05 PM / by FirstLantic posted in aging parents, talking to parents about aging, government agencies for aging, CSFP, senior corps, aging associations, eldercare, medicare, TEFAP, SNAP

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Growing old is not for the faint of heart” as the saying goes. It’s certainly not easy to see yourself age but sometimes it can be even harder to watch your parent’s or other loved ones getting older. You want to help but you don’t know where to start. You don’t want to insult them or make them feel that you are taking on the role of their parent. You aren’t sure when to intervene or even how. Fortunately, FirstLantic has created this guide to help you navigate what is often a complex and emotional issue.

 

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How to speak with an aging parent when they need help

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2018 12:12:48 PM / by FirstLantic posted in senior healthcare, helping elderly parents, elderly parents, aging parents

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Do your kids ever roll their eyes at you when you’re talking to them? Have you ever done the same thing to your own parents? Generational differences have always been a challenge and that becomes even harder as our parents age. It is extremely difficult to see someone you love start to become more forgetful or frail. After all, your parents were the ones that always took care of you. They comforted you when you skinned your knee and helped put you through college and reassured you when you were having problems with your own kids. So how do you have that difficult conversation when you think they might need help? While it may not be totally comfortable, there are some communication techniques that can make it easier.

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