In my weekly radio program Parenting Your Parents I often hear how difficult it is to talk to parents or children about the need for care. The key is to take the first step and bring up the conversation. Sure, it’s difficult, but all of us have to begin somewhere. And this is not a conversation to spring on a family member, make sure the time and setting are appropriate for the subject you wish to discuss.

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About Pamela Wilson

PAMELA D. WILSON, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA helps caregivers and aging adults solve caregiving problems and manage caregiving needs through online programs, live support groups, and an extensive caregiving library that includes articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars.

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