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Explore the different ways you can use visual aids for an upcoming informative and persuasive speeches on Domestic Violence, Adoption and Taking care of an elderly parent. Come up with a tentative topic and goal for each speech, and start thinking of appropriate visuals for these speech topics. For each topic, state the types of visuals you may use, and add a brief explanation of each visual. Fill in the following matrix for each visual aid...

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ADOPTION and Taking care of an elderly parent.
There is a need to take care of at least one of your elderly parent. Most Americans spend their entire lives in family settings. They are born into a family and go through childhood and adolescence connected to that "family of origin." Then, after some years of "independence," they marry and establish families of their won. Many who do not marry establish relationships which can be just as binding. However, most of us retain strong connections to our parents, older relatives and other older persons throughout life, and surveys make it clear that 80 percent of the community care provided to frail older persons comes from family members.
53 million baby boomers expect to be caring for elderly parents in
their 70s and 80s.

if we take care of our parents we are blessed with their experience. "As baby boomers begin to deal with the prospect of their own old age, they are faced with a more immediate problem - their aging parents. In the coming years, 53 million baby boomers expect to be caring for elderly parents in their 70s and 80s."

Two thirds of baby boomers believe they will be a caregiver for an elderly parent or family member in the future.

With improved health care we need to adopt at least one parent and take care of him."As the lifespan of the average American continues to rise, a study released by leading healthcare product company Comfort Personal Cleansing Brands reveals that two of every three baby boomers believe they will be a caregiver for an elderly parent or family member in the
future. Additionally, of those, 67 percent plan to provide that care at home. While boomers will want to care for their parents under their own roof, many may feel overwhelmed by this challenge."

Frankly, we need to radically rethink our attitudes to our elderly. We need to adopt at least one parent. They need us. We must not allow ourselves to see them as miserable old people or troublesome persons. We must not assign them to rocking chairs or to ...

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