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DISCUSSING LOW-DOSE ASPIRIN WITH A PARENT

Share tomorrow. Talk today.

Discussing low-dose aspirin with your parent.

Whether you’re talking with a parent, an older friend or relative, way to go! When something as simple as daily low-dose aspirin can help prevent a major cardiac event, it’s important to share the news.

Be helpful, don’t hassle.

Your heart’s in the right place, but healthcare is personal – they may appreciate your concern for their well-being, but resist anything that feels like prying, or being told what to do.

Use the moment.

A little sincerity can go a long way – this is a chance to remind them that you value their health and happiness and want to see them enjoy life on their terms.

Keep it simple.

The point is to ask their doctor if low-dose aspirin makes sense for them. No more, no less. It’s as easy as that!