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Do’s and Don’ts for Caregivers at the Holiday Dinner Table - #2

 Do say: “I would really appreciate it if you could help take care of Mom during dinner.”

 

Such “I” statements tend to be heard by others more neutrally. A more defined and limited request is more likely to be met with cooperation. Who would dare say no when they see the caregiver slaving away in the kitchen?

 

Excerpt by Barry Jacobs

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