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Dear Carol: My husband’s parents moved to a warmer climate 12 years ago. My father-in-law had a minor heart attack a few months back and my mother-in-law has developed severe arthritis. We’ve tried to convince them that it’s time to move back to our community so we can offer more help, but they say they are used to their adoptive home and don’t want to move. They still have friends and enjoy activities. My husband and I both have jobs and teenagers in school so we can’t move even if we wanted to. How do we handle the growing needs of his parents? Mary Ann

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