Judy’s Video Tip 13: Getting to Know the Person You are Caring For is all about how to start a conversation. Sometimes it can feel difficult to connect to someone when they are much older than us.
Getting to know you. Housekeeping in the 1950's.
Posted by Seniors Helping Seniors Southern NH & ME on Sunday, April 23, 2017
Getting to Know the Person You are Caring For
If they are our parents, we might think we heard all the stories. If they are born in the 1930s, they might have been dressed like Judy as they are waiting for their husband to come home. It doesn’t matter what they did, it’s important that we learn to connect with them. We need to understand what the world was like when they were growing up, raising a family, working because it affects their personality. If you learn enough to start a conversation, then it will be easier to care for them.