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New Survey of Aging Experts Gives Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Family Feud when Caring for Aging Parents
Date:5/23/2013

Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) May 23, 2013

Looking for tips on how to avoid a major family feud when dealing with the sensitive issue of caring for your aging parent? Today the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) released the results of a survey of 335 geriatric care managers across the country on this question.

Here are the top 5 tips identified by these aging experts in the survey (along with the percentage of survey respondents selecting each option):

1.    Give each family member opportunity to voice their concerns, questions and ideas. (81.5%).

2.    Hold a family meeting (either in person, on Skype or by phone) to plan for emergencies or the future. Using an objective facilitator can be helpful. (78.3%).

3.    Identify areas of agreement (i.e. areas of common concerns, desire for parent to age in place, safety) and disagreement (i.e., need for caregivers, who will be the caregivers, staying at home or moving to a care facility) among family members. (75.6%).

4.    Keep lines of communication open. (71.4%).

5.    Identify the roles each family member will play (i.e., driving, cooking, live-in, financial support, spokesperson, errands, housecleaning, gardening, outings, etc.). (69.6%).

NAPGCM conducted the survey of their members from May 16-20, 2013 as part of National Geriatric Care Manager Month – an effort designed to educate the public about the issues facing older adults and the role of caregivers in supporting them.

“Geriatric Care Managers work with older adults and their families on a daily basis. A top issue we see is family tensions that develop, and then intensify, when there is a l
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