Probably the most important skill to master as a caregiver is communication. Whether you are talking with your parent, advocating on their behalf with medical professionals, insurance companies, banks, pharmacists, or any other of the many people you’ll be dealing with on their behalf, this skill of not only talking, but listening and responding in a way that resolves problems without creating new ones will make the caregiving journey easier.
5 Caregiver Communication Skills to Master
Author: Anne Bogardus, Founder and former caregiver Communication is one of the most important skills a family caregiver must master. Whether it’s communicating with an aging parent who seems to reject everything you say, communicating with a doctor who dismisses what...