How to Talk to Parents About Aging Discussions with your aging parents about the future can be filled with tension. How do you approach the subject of elder care without upsetting everyone involved?
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How to Talk to Parents About Aging

How to Talk to Parents About Aging

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Discussions with your aging parents about the future can be filled with tension. How do you approach the subject of elder care without upsetting everyone involved?

Guests:

Amy Dickinson, writer of the syndicated column "Ask Amy" for the Chicago Tribune

Joseph Coughlin, director and founder of the MIT AgeLab