Caregiver Communication Tips: Know What to Say – and What NOT to Say

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These caregiver communication tips will help you know what to avoid saying and what is more appropriate and kind.

Did you ever walk into work or a get-together with friends and have someone say to you with great concern, “You look so tired! Are you feeling OK!” Although you may have been feeling perfectly fine until that moment, you may suddenly feel exhausted and worn out. The words we say to each other and the manner in which we interpret them are powerful. And when talking to someone with a chronic health condition, it’s important to carefully think through what to say, and even more importantly, what NOT to say, to help the person feel their best. Read more