Mom, Dad... Can We Talk?
Insight and Perspectives to Help Us Do What's Best For Our Aging Parents
Pub. price: $14.95
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ISBN10: 1604942401 ISBN13: 9781604942408 Publisher: Wheatmark Published: Apr 1 2009
Mom, Dad...Can We Talk? is for the 53 million adult children in America, the sandwich generation of boomers for whom aging-parent issues and care concerns are an increasing reality. Contained within the book are:
100 personal stories and quotes from adult children who have journeyed with their parents through their later years Practical advice for initiating caring conversations, such as "Mom, we're worried about you living alone," or "Mom, Dad, we need you to tell us what you want us to do." Helpful hints for managing the Big Ds of growing older: dementia, drinking, depression, and driving
If you can stop, evaluate, anticipate, and communicate as your parents get older, this phase of their lives will be more smooth and enjoyable for all, with no regrets.