Mom or Dad may be healthy and independent now so conversations about care needs down the road have been pushed to the back burner. But as your parents age, you may find yourself in the role of caregiver one day. Planning ahead and communicating with your parent before a crisis can help avoid common pitfalls. Learn about strategies for proactive planning, options for care, and the cost of long-term care. And if your parent rejects the idea of help entirely, there may be ways to decrease resistance and enhance the likelihood of a positive outcome.