Conversations on Aging is designed to help family members recognize how caregiving affects relationships among family members. It also builds talking and listening skills for addressing changing needs in later life.
- To help family members recognize how caregiving affects relationships among family members
- To facilitate initiating difficult conversations with regard to aging parents’ or spouse’s care needs and roles
- To understand the perspectives of other family members and to learn types of support to meet the needs of aging parent or spouse
- To prepare for and adjust to changes in living arrangement and care needs of aging parents or spouse
- To facilitate mutual problem solving related to caregiving issues
- To better support the needs of aging parent or spouse who needs care and support
Older adults and their family members (including adult children)
Two sessions (1-hour program offered a week apart)
Laptop/Projector for presenting slides; paper questionnaire; paper evaluations
Want to Know More?
You can find the program facilitation guide and transcript at this site.
If you are interested in learning more about the program, please contact Jeong Eun Lee, Iowa State University, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-294-1884.