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05 March 2007

Caring for ageing parents

Caring for ageing parents is one of life's more difficult challenges. If your parents are approaching an age where they're likely to become dependent on you, start planning now.

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Caring for ageing parents is one of life's more difficult challenges. If your parents are approaching an age where they're likely to become dependent on you, now's the time to plan - before there's a crisis, suggests the Moses Taylor Hospital in Pennsylvania.

Talk with them about their needs and concerns, such as:

  • Is it important for them to remain in the family house?
  • Where would they want to live if they can no longer manage by themselves?
  • Do they have life insurance, wills, advance directives? Do you know where this information is kept?
- (HealthDayNews)

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