Communication is vital for both caregivers and adult children of Elderly and Senior individuals. When you’re a caregiver, miscommunication and a lack of understanding between caregiver and care recipient can result in a lack of trust and hostility on the care recipient’s side. It creates stress, exhaustion, and burnout on the caregiver’s side. When there is miscommunication between an adult child and their Elderly parent, the damage can become long term as miscommunication can lead to no communication at all. This can be troublesome because your Elderly loved one needs you most in their old age. This article titled The Art of Compassionate Communication for Elder Caregivers provides communication advice for caregivers, but the message is universal and applies to adult children as well. The article focuses on communication skills – Awareness, Speaking with Clarity, and Listening with Openness and Attention.
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