What to Do When an Aging Parent Won’t Listen

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. 

When Aging Parents Won’t Receive Help Graciously

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.

Helping Aging Parents Who Don’t Want Help

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.

What Aging Parents Want From Their Kids

Why aging parents view their adult children as controlling.

What to Do When Elderly Parent Refuses Assisted Living and Caregiving Services?

How to relieve the stress on aging parents and their adult children when there are issues regarding caregiving services.