Our Family, Our Way: A Family Communication and Care Coordination Guide for Aging Parents and their Adult Children

April 4, 2018


  • Kathryn McGrew
  • Jennifer L. Heston
  • Erin Kelly
  • Nytasia Hicks

This report highlights the development, implementation, and evaluation of a guide designed to facilitate family communication about care and support. The guide provides a structured format for talking about what's needed, happening, wanted, and possible in the care arrangement, culminating in a Shared Assessment and a Family Care and Support Plan.


  • Caregiving/Families
  • Home and Community Based Services
  • Long-Term Care Decision Making