079 For Aging Parents Upset by Their Child's Concerns


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In This Episode:

Dr. K addresses an older parent’s concerns and frustrations regarding her son’s attempts to help her with her health, and their differing views on what she needs. She covers:

  • What to do if you’re an older parent frustrated by your adult child’s concerns for you
  • How to communicate better and help your family understand what matters most to you
  • Why it’s essential to address goals, priorities, and advance planning
  • Why everyone needs to think about acceptance and boundaries
  • The importance of fostering a stronger relationship and more connectedness
  • Why older adults should be very careful about entirely cutting off their adult children
  • How to negotiate a better way forward, and how to get help doing so

Related episodes:

028 When Older Parents Resist Help: 4 Tips for Better Talks

077 Interview: Making Advance Care Planning Easier Through PREPARE

036 Interview: Minimizing Family Conflicts & Supporting Aging Parents

013 Interview: Solving Hard Problems in Helping Aging Parents

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