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FAMILYiS-Family_Conversations__Where_Do_Your_Parents_Want_to_Live_Their_Last_Years-iStock-517216293For many, it’s not as much the fear of the elders’ reactions to our words as it is an effort to preserve our own denial. If we don’t voice the fact that our parents are aging and may eventually need assistance, and then, yes, die — it won’t happen. This is a version of covering our eyes when we were small and saying “you can’t see me.”

Read the full article on HealthCentral on having the talk with our parents about where they want to age?

Carol Bradley Bursack is the Candid Caregiver

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