Here are some great tips on talking with your parents about money. (And your parents don’t have to be “depression-era” in order to fear this talk – besides that would make you and me too old!).
It’s necessary to discuss many issues with your parents as they age. You’ll have to have the same talk with your own kids someday. Families can make these sorts of things more easy on each other if they just openly communicate about these “tough-to-discuss” issues.