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How important it is to have an Assertive Communication with Elders?

Though it is not difficult to communicate with elders, it does require some skills, especially, if you are a caregiver, and if they are not willing enough to accept your services. It is not surprising that elderly people would be unwilling to accept the support and assistance of others. To suddenly depend on a stranger will be emotionally draining for them.

But with time, patience and a little skill, it is easy to communicate with the elders and become their friends. Caregivers who become friends with their patients find the job emotionally satisfying and rewarding.

If you are a nanny in Panchkula or provide elderly care in Chandigarh Tricity, this post will help you in making the initial process of communicating with the elders easier.

1. Be Patient

Elders and kids are not really that different. They both can get equally stubborn and not walk to talk to you. Don’t force them to make a conversation. Give them the time to adjust to your presence in their home.

2. Avoid Distractions

Always be polite with the elders. They are battling insecurities just as you might be. Remember that in a way both of you are in the same boat. Take one step at a time and slowly develop a relationship with them. Elders take time to understand and things. Try to not let them get distracted, and listen when they tell you something.

3. Maintain Eye Contact

Maintain eye contact when you listen to them. Let elders know that you care for what they have to tell you. Enjoy those conversations with them. It will make the elders understand you care for them.

4. Don’t Be Bossy

The worst way to communicate with the elders is to try and boss them around. Do not let them resent you more. Be polite, ask with a smile and explain why your presence is required. Instead of ordering them to eat, sleep or take medicines, try to give them hints that it is time to have their meals or take a nap.

YouCare is an organization that provides patient care services in Mohali and nursing jobs in Chandigarh Tricity. For nanny and babysitter jobs in Chandigarh, call 8448449799 or visit www.youcare.in to know more.

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