Have you ever felt a bit at a loss for how to improve the time you spend with your elderly parent? Often, as our parents’ age, we realize that they will not be around forever and feel a need to make the time spent together count!
I spent a lot of time and effort connecting with the elderly and their families to get advice on how to make the most of the time we do get to spend together. Most elderly told me over and over that loved ones spending time with them is one of the best gifts for the elderly they could ever receive.
This article includes advice from families, my experience working with the elderly and research on the best techniques for improving quality time with the elderly.
There are suggestions for how to make visits memorable at any age and stage, how to connect from afar and ideas for ways to spend time together.
To read this article: Gifts for Elderly: Spending Quality Time Together