As part of WGBH News' series You’re Not Alone: Caring for our Elderly, we asked people to share their one piece of advice for those who are caring for an elderly person.

WGBH producer Elizabeth Ross shared her tip for those who may be caring for loved ones from overseas- be an advocate for your parents, and have a conversation with your parents about their wishes early.

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