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Caring for Your Aging Parents: How to Prepare

Caring for aging parents is something you hope you can handle when the time comes, but it's the last thing you want to think about.

Whether the time is now or somewhere down the road, there are steps you can take to make your life -- and their lives, too -- a little easier.

It's Time for a Chat

The first step is talking to your parents. How will you know when it's the right time to do this?

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