• “You’ve always done a great job with your bills, Dad. Let’s work together and get things organized.”

  • “Dad, the bank wants us to be very careful with our accounts and keep everything private, OK?”

  • “You know, Dad, there are greedy people out there. I won’t let them take advantage of you so I put your name on the Do-Not-Call Registry.”

  • “May I please help you with your checkbook?”

  • “Thank you for allowing me to play a role in your care.”

  • “Things in the world have changed so much, Dad. I understand your frustration. Let me take care of paying your property taxes.”