Do’s and Don’ts for Caregivers at the Holiday Dinner Table - #6

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Do’s and Don’ts for Caregivers at the Holiday Dinner Table - #6

Do say: “It was great to see you.”

 

To engage unsupportive siblings in the caregiving effort, it is necessary to make it a gratifying experience for them. Having a harmonious holiday dinner, full of laughs and free of acrimony, is an important step in that direction. As the table is being cleared and coats are being retrieved, let them know that you and Mom genuinely enjoyed seeing them and would love for them to be a more integral part of your lives.

 

Excerpt by Barry Jacobs

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