You can start these conversations simply, like saying, “I need to think about the future. Can you help me?”
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When you prepare to talk about end-of-life decisions and the legacy you want to leave behind, try thinking about them as gifts you bestow to family and friends.
If you’re worried about older loved ones’ ability to care for themselves, try starting a conversation with nonjudgmental questions.
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In tough conversations, show your respect for loved ones’ autonomy and dignity.
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Assisted living facilities are one option for seniors. But finding clear and accurate information about them isn’t easy.
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Few people like to talk about death, but research is suggesting that people should talk with loved ones about their wishes for their final days. You may be surprised which family member is most supportive.