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The Emotion Roadmap: How to deal with the emotional challenges of aging parents

From: Chuck Wolfe
Series: The Emotion Roadmap: Take the Wheel & Control How You Feel
Length: 45:10

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Are you beginning to recognize that your parents are no longer able to live independently. Are they struggling with remembering people, events, dates and times? Have they become dangerous drivers? Have you hired home health care aides and have you been able to provide them with feedback without being confrontational? These and many more emotional challenges associated with aging are the subject of this week's show. Learn how the Emotion Roadmap can guide you in handling these very challenging situations Read the full description.

Mom_mike_and_chuck_small While the show is all about helping people to deal with aging parents, it is perhaps even more helpful for the people who are listening for getting their own affairs in order. Despite the fact that this topic is so daunting and often depressing, the show offers a very upbeat approach to attitudinal changes and teaches people specific strategies for improving the way they feel and how they approach these difficult conversations with others and with themselves.

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Piece Description

While the show is all about helping people to deal with aging parents, it is perhaps even more helpful for the people who are listening for getting their own affairs in order. Despite the fact that this topic is so daunting and often depressing, the show offers a very upbeat approach to attitudinal changes and teaches people specific strategies for improving the way they feel and how they approach these difficult conversations with others and with themselves.

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Challeges

emotional challenges on aging parents is really needed in the practical world and you had the vision to make a presentation like it.
Pledge for your effort

Regards
Venkatesh . R

Intro and Outro

INTRO:

This piece is an introduction to the emotionally challenging subject of aging. Few of us know how to talk about aging with one another and this show demonstrates how the Emotion Roadmap can help people to talk to each other about how we are all feeling as we experience declining abilities. Despite the sad nature of the topic the show is upbeat and helpful.

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