It is difficult for families to talk about death and dying, but by proactively resolving complicated end-of-life issues it's possible to stave off future financial worries and stress. NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
As our elderly relatives age, families grapple with all kinds of issues from end-of-life care to funeral costs.
Do you have questions about how to care for your aging loved ones? Do you have a caregiving plan in place? If you're wondering how to assess the needs of your elderly relatives, Edmonds offered tips below based on her experience working with the families of senior citizens.
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The Field family explains their approach to end-of-life conversations, and how they made difficult decisions about the future.
Geriatric care manager Debbie Reinberg explains why children should have end-of-life talks with their parents and put their wishes in writing sooner rather than later.