Convincing a Loved One

Everyone has pride, and very few people like to admit that they are getting old or that they need help. What personal emergency response systems actually do is maintain independence and increase quality of life for those who use these services or products.

Still, the subject needs to be approached with care and concern for the dignity of others. Here are some tips on how to talk to your loved one about the need for increased attention.

First of all, ask the person to sit down for a talk. Tell them that you want to talk to them about something that is really important to you. Then you can appeal to them on one of a number of levels. Here are a number of strategies:

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