Strengthening Older Adulthood Parent-Child Connections(FS2026 Reviewed Jan. 2022)
Our ability to interact with and connect to family members is integral, especially for those older individuals in the second half of life. Parent-child connections are a core family attachment. Parents and children often exchange practical and emotional support throughout the lifespan. Throughout adulthood, parent-child dynamics and roles shift. Adult children and aging parents have unique experiences and perceptions of their relationships over time.