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Can We Talk? Families Discuss Older Parents' Ability To Live Independently...Or Do They?

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"During February-March 2001, we conducted two companion surveys examine whether adult children and older parents talk with each other about the parents' ability to live independently as they get older. We asked people who do talk about this issue what they perceive to be the benefits of having such conversations, and what advice they would give another adult child or older parent about starting such a conversation. When people said they do not talk about independent living issues with their family counterpart, we asked them why … Back to Article

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