Dear Thelma: Hubby won't plan for old age or make a will

Dear Thelma,

My husband and I are in our 60s. Recently my husband was diagnosed with a slight decrease in brain size. Hopefully he will not have Alzheimer's. But I am worried that he will need a lot of care, finances and attention later on.

Whenever I approach him on the subject of death, he gets upset. He does not have a will and I think it's very Chinese thinking that to make a will is taboo or a bad omen – I'm surprised at this because he's well educated.

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