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Posts Tagged: advance directive
The unimaginable sometimes happens, and it happens to young folks as well as old. This is something that needs everyone’s attention.
Elijah Smith said he wanted to be an organ and tissue donor when he applied for a driver’s license in September. But his family didn’t find that out until he was declared brain dead by doctors on July 4 after being struck while riding his bicycle the day before.
Take some time RIGHT NOW to think about who will be making decisions for you at the end of your life, and how you can best have your wishes carried out.
Karen Okada has continued to improve since she was moved to a more supportive environment.
This doesn’t have to happen to you.
The name Terri Schiavo is synonymous with what can go wrong if you do not have an advance health-care directive. Talk with your loved ones and your estate planning professionals about how to make sure you don’t end up sharing Terri’s fate.
For many of us, estate planning is an uncomfortable subject. That’s understandable, but there are adverse consequences to avoiding it.
There are a few legal documents that every competent adult should have in place. One of them is an advance health-care directive. Pre-printed generic forms are available in a variety of places, but you might want to educate yourself as to the options that might be important to you. There are a lot of things that you can include in your directive that are not covered in standardized forms.