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When you are with your elderly loved one, learn to listen to what is being said.
Don't look at your watch, and don't seem preoccupied!
Smile. Listen. Be an important part of life!
This tip is of monumental importance. As people age, many feel that they no longer contribute anything to the lives of others. Just listening intently to what they say validates the elder.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|