Brett Popplewell at the Toronto Star writes about the difficulty of recognizing when elderly relatives are no longer capable of living on their own. Lisa Wiseman, the President of Eldercare Home Health suggests strategies that family caregivers can use to "open the door" so that they are able to get the help they need.
Toronto Star January 12, 2008 - Brett Popplewell. Click image to view larger
“It’s important for children to make it really clear to the parent what their contributions are,” says Wiseman… “Making the case that their child is under stress can be especially persuasive.”
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