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Understanding aging parents

Andrew D. Lester

Understanding aging parents

by Andrew D. Lester

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Westminister Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Aging parents -- United States.,
    • Older people -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Middle-aged persons -- United States -- Family relationships.,
    • Adult children of aging parents -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 119-120.

      Statementby Andrew D. Lester and Judith L. Lester.
      SeriesChristian care books ;, 8
      ContributionsLester, Judith L., 1940- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.U5 L473
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. :
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4103261M
      ISBN 100664243290
      LC Control Number80017832
      OCLC/WorldCa6423083

      It is well known that the population of the United States is aging. As the proportion of older people in the population grows, it becomes increasingly important to understand age-related changes in cognitive functioning. For the many aging people in good physical condition, cognitive decline is the main threat to their ability to continue enjoying their favorite activities; for those whose Author: Paul C Stern, Laura L Carstensen.   This book sounds like an excellent read as my wife and I both have aging parents. It will be a good resource for ideas on bridging the the talk with parents Denise on J at .

      The book was a catharsis for me as the child of aging parents but it was also hopeful, positive and offered new ways to think creatively about aging. I highly Cited by:   Aging with Wisdom: Navigating the changes that come with age and the inevitability of death can be difficult, especially in cultures where the wisdom of elders is not typically revered. As a counter, Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle offers comforting and empowering 5/5.

      of adult children who provide understanding when aging parents are unhappy or having problems, the children they would presum-ably favor, as well as the characteristics of children parents see as disappointing. By the time parents are in the post-launching stage of the life cycle, favoritism shows up in the dif-. The Book From driving ability to money management and personal hygiene, Judy Collins Hale offers a look at a host of topics regarding providing care .


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Understanding your aging parents may seem like a daunting task but time passes quickly. Now is the time to begin forging common ground and understanding your family history.

At Bridge to Better Living® we understand the importance of getting to know our client’s past, present and future. “Older parents might do better to try to understand and address the child’s concerns. We found in our research that when the middle-aged adult is worried about the aging parent, the parent is.

Understanding our elderly parents' concerns (and how they conflict with ours) By coming to grips with the developmental tasks that preoccupy elderly people -- and how these tasks conflict with our own middle-aged agendas -- adult children can more effectively communicate with and support their aging : Connie Matthiessen.

About a third of the way into 'A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves,' Jane Gross recalls a conversation with Dr. Rosanne Leipzig, a geriatrician at Mount Sinai Medical Center, that ended with her "crying in regret for all the now-obvious things I could have done differently/5.

Understanding the Aging Woman. Aging should be met with better understanding, believes Dr. Joseph Russell, retired professor of gerontology at Ohio State University and a consultant on care for the aged. "Don't hold it against Mom.

She is making the best adjustment she can out of the circumstances," Russell said. Conflicts of this sort often threaten relationships between aging parents and their adult children just when understanding and support.

Get this from a library. Understanding Medicare: a guide for children of aging parents. [United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging.;]. Dr. Francine Russo wrote a book called, They’re Your Parents, Too.

How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents’ Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy. In it, she reminds us how important it is to remember that families are imperfect and to develop strategies to cope with imperfection rather than operating under a “Norman Rockwell” fantasy.

"Understanding Dementia and Caregiving For Your Aging Parents From A to Z" attempts to look at the same subject matter through a different lens. While having a base of knowledge about the subject is important, information alone, or beyond a certain point, isn't the only ingredient you will need in order to cope with a dementia : Ellen Gerst.

Pray or meditate. Life doesn't offer a lot more emotionally salient or complex than caring for an aging parent. Accordingly, then, open yourself up to God, whatever that might mean to you.

Be sure to with some regularly get down on your knees, or sit comfortably in a quiet place; close your eyes; breathe deeply and slowly; and wait to come over.

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In recent years, she. 1. Try to understand the motivation behind their behavior. Aging is a difficult process for virtually everyone. Many older adults are living with dementia or mental health issues, including anxiety and depression.

Taking time to understand how your parents might be feeling can help you communicate with them better. Conflicts of this sort often threaten relationships between aging parents and their adult children just when understanding and support are most needed.

Instead of working together to solve problems, families often find themselves feuding and driven by. The book helps adult children and families navigate the many changes their aging parents will face.

Dale Carter has developed a new framework, ADAPT, from her personal experience, her background as an educator and project manager, and a. Conflicts of this sort often threaten relationships between aging parents and their adult children just when understanding and support are needed the most.

Instead of working together to solve. The result is a book offering invaluable information on topics ranging from estate planning to grief, building a support network and finding the right type of care for your aging parent.

“This book is sure to help in the understanding of words like ‘hospice’ and ‘Alzheimer’s’ Author: Today's Caregiver.