What to Do When an Aging Parent Won’t Listen
This month we’re focused on the communication challenges that happen when an adult child tries to help a parent. It’s a real issue and since most of us only get to have these conversations once or twice, it’s hard to develop any expertise on your own. Use these resources to learn more and if you still have questions, call and talk to us. We’ve helped hundreds of families in Omaha and we might be able to help.
This article talks about how many adult children tiptoe around their parents when they know they are not going to react well to being cared for. This ends up creating the worst possible situation when a sudden event occurs and parents are forced into a situation with no preparation.
Explains some of the reasons aging parents resist listening to their adult children until a crisis occurs. These reasons include pride, fear and facing the reality of growing older.
Why aging parents view their adult children as controlling.
How to relieve the stress on aging parents and their adult children when there are issues regarding caregiving services.