As they age, tips for having some of those difficult conversations.

“One of the most important things that all families dealing with issues of aging can do is to have the conversations before you run into a crisis,” says Beth Kallmyer, senior director of Constituent Services at the Alzheimer’s Association in Chicago. If it’s too late for advance planning, try these tips to help your older parent, spouse or sibling:

  • On Giving UP the Car Keys
  • On moving to assisted living
  • On handling their finances

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Source: Peggy J. Noonan (USA Weekend, August 29, 2010)

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