Check out this Real Simple magazine article, "Essential Questions You Have to Ask Your Aging Parents." It's a great resource for what questions to ask your parents about will, health care directives, and long-term health care planning. It includes not only the why, but some great tips about how to start the conversation. And don't think you can skip this because you or your parents are young and healthy, that's the best time to get your planning done! Contact Lyon Law Office for help with your Elder and Estate Planning needs.