If you have aging parents and want to help ensure they get the care they want, you need to explore a few “what ifs” as a family and decide on a plan of action.
“Helping a parent whose health is declining is often stressful and emotional,” says Dr. Michael Gordon. “You need to know the details of what they want before anything happens. That way, your parents will get the care they want and you won’t be faced with making a rash decision during a health crisis.”
Here are Dr. Gordon’s suggestions for topics you and your parents should cover.