Mom, Dad...Can We Talk? is for the tens of millions of people dealing with concerns for aging parents. It is controversial, sometimes humorous, often poignant, encouraging -- and always helpful.
The book is rich with stories of adult children who have been challenged and rewarded in this final stage of the parent-child relationship. It includes tips for initiating caring conversations like: "Mom, we're worried about you living alone." "Sis, I need your help with all this." And, "Dad has a lady friend "
There are also helpful hints on how to understand and manage the realities of dementia, drinking, depression, and driving.
In this newly revised edition, Guest Contributors address new topics like: helping grandchildren understand their aging grandparent; helping families with aging parents who have a special needs adult child; and, adapting to the complications imposed by the sudden intrusion of a reality like a pandemic. Also included is a new Discussion Guide as a bonus Mom, Dad...Can We Talk? is the how-to book you need to help successfully manage these challenging times in family life.