Resources for Starting the Conversation

Rogé, Rosanne
December 2008
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p24
Academic Journal
This article discusses strategies for broaching the subject of financial planning for children of the baby boom generation hoping to anticipate the needs of their aging parents. An Internet based guide found at the Web site www.4070talk.com entitled The 40-70 Rule...A Guide to Conversation Starters for Boomers and their Senior Loved Ones, which was written by Jake Harwood is recommended. Issues relating to the management of long term care options are noted.


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