09/10/2014 02:00 pm ET

Getting Aging Parents To Accept Help

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We often hear about adult children struggling to persuade stubborn aging parents to get help at home. Aging parents refuse. My husband and I have ben through this ourselves. My husband’s Mom, Alice is 92, still living independently. She drives, cooks, shops and manages things for herself. And we worry. She’s two hours away from the nearest relative. She’s had a few falls. But she is determined to do it all herself.

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