Do you and your aging loved one have a difficult time communicating?
Is your loved one telling you not to worry about the future, that everything will be OK ?
Are you being told that your parents are healthy and active and do not need to discuss their future plans now?
Do your conversations end up in arguments?
Do you find that your aging loved one will agree with what you say, but when the time comes to take action, they do not remember the conversation? Or they did not think you were planning to take action so soon?
Do your conversations always end up in arguments?
Are you concerned about your loved one, but you do not have a close relationship?
Are you concerned about your loved one, but feel uncomfortable bring up any subject regarding their future care plans?
Do you live away from your aging loved one and find it difficult to have those types of conversations over the phone?
All these scenarios are common. The reasons you should talk to you aging loved one about their future care needs far outweigh the reasons not to.
These are all reasons why you and your aging loved one haven'ttalked – not, why you can't talk.
Your reasons may be valid, but with my help, you will have all the tools and strategies to successfully communicate with your aging loved one …and I will teach you how!
The benefits of planning ahead are:
· Peace of mind
· Knowledge of options before you need them
· Ability to make educated health care options because you are aware of the wishes of your loved one
· Decrease stress and anxiety because you are prepared, even for a medical crisis
· Become an educated health care consumer
· Have systems in place or plans prepared to initiate those systems when necessary
· Aware of all insurance coverage and what is paid and not paid
· Resolving issues by choice, not crisis
The good news is that communicating with your aging loved one is really not that hard once you have the strategies and communication techniques in place.
The key to your successfully communicating is understanding who your aging loved one is and understanding their personality and personal history.
Let’s step back a moment. You feel that you grew up with your family and you probably believe that you know them very well. Yet, if you think of how different we are all, even though you may have had the same experiences, we all respond differently. Our experiences are may be similar, but are responses are unique to us.
Because I know what you're going through, I want to help you get the results you need right now.
Understanding that we all process our information differently and how this impacts our emotional responses will assist you to adapt your communication style. Effective communication techniques will allow you to get beyond the emotions, both yours and your loved ones
Having strategies in place before presenting your topic of discussion will assist your aging loved one to see that the right decision is in their best interest
I want you to be successful, so I have prepared to give you all the information you need in this easy to use ecourse.
· To effectively open the lines of communication and prepare for your parents reaction
· To prepare and run a family meeting
· To effectively communicate and use strategies with siblings and other family members
· Strategies to approach and discuss financial matters
· Communication techniques and strategies for discussing living arrangements, driving and end of life issues
· Develop strategies for effectively communications as a care giver
Start Resolving Your Eldercare Issues By Being Proactive, Not Reactive NOW!
Start dealing with complex issues now! The earlier the better! Don’t be caught off guard and have to deal with a crisis medical situation unprepared.
Get a clear picture of how to approach some very difficult situations and arm yourself with the tools you need to resolve those issues.
Start talking with your aging loved one NOW -- and I'll teach you how!