Accepting your parent is aging
It can be difficult to see your once vibrant parent slowly aging. It is sometimes easier to convince yourself that your parent is doing fine living by themselves, and that them refusing help is your job done. However it should be recognized that the parent sometimes does not want to be a burden. There needs to be recognition that you may need to have frank discussions with your parent.
What Do Aging Parents Want?
As our parents age we worry about them. We worry about them driving at night, we worry about them cooking the right meals, we worry about them taking medication. As we begin to notice their aging we start expressing our concern for their wellbeing. ...
Taking away a seniors smartphone
Senior couple smiling by a tree With cognitive impairment, devices such as cellphones and laptop computers become difficult to use. A senior might say that they are finding a technology difficult to use rather than admitting a memory issue. However ...