An advocate for seniors shares how to discuss the potential need for long-term care

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As families reunite during the holidays, it’s not unusual for adult children who haven’t seen their aging parents in a while to worry about them.

Is their health holding up? Are they still mentally on top of things? Is it time to start thinking about long-term care?

If you are the one worried about elderly parents, what signs do you look for to make sure they are fine? If you are the aging parent, how do you assure family members that you are doing well and their concerns are unwarranted? And just how do either of you start those conversations? Chris Orestis, President of Retirement Genius, an authority on retirement planning, long-term care, and financial health, gives us some tips.

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