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Having “The Talk”

Posted Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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Having “The Talk” When it becomes apparent that your mom or dad can no longer safely drive, would you know how to get them to surrender the keys? What about ceding control of monthly bill-paying? Or moving out of the family home because it's just too much to handle. We talked to experts about how to have "the talk" with elderly loved ones and how to be respectful of their feelings while being mindful of their well-being.

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Community/Human Interest, Health, Aging/The Elderly

Guests

Adam M. Fried, attorney, Reminger Co., L.P.A
T.J. McCallum, associate professor of psychology, CWRU
Doug Braun, social worker, deputy administrator, Benjamin Rose Institute

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The Driving Dilemma by Elizabeth Dugan
AAA helpsite for senior drivers

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