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 Dear Carol: After my parents retired, they moved south to enjoy the year-round heat. Dad’s since had a heart bypass and mom had a hip replacement, but otherwise, they seem well enough. Still, these are red flags. We’ve tried to convince them to move back home, but they say they are home. They take care of each other now, but with worsening health, or when one of them passes, things will need to change. How do we prepare for that time? – PF

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