No one loves the idea of discussing end of life issues with a parent or loved one. There never seems to be a good time for this. However, making this a priority now can save you lots of heartache down the road AND give your loved one a chance to make his or her own decisions.
The link below will take you to an informational article about The Five Wishes Living Will. This is an easy-to-use tool that makes a complex topic a little easier to handle.
While this is a great place to start the conversation, it is always a good idea to involve an elder law attorney in your discussions.