CHICAGO — It's uncomfortable to think about. Certainly, no one wants to talk about it. And even reading about the topic brings up morbid thoughts. Yet too many clients and their advisers don't discuss end-of-life issues .

"Think about the things people do when they are expecting a baby. They start preparing a baby room, asking in-laws to come and stay with the baby. Considerations for the end of life are similar, and, unlike childbirth, [dying] is something that everyone does," says Randi Belisomo, president of Life Matters Media, who was speaking at the Women Advisers Forum.

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