The unimaginable sometimes happens, and it happens to young folks as well as old. This is something that needs everyone’s attention.
Posts Tagged: health care
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.
For many of us, estate planning is an uncomfortable subject. That’s understandable, but there are adverse consequences to avoiding it.
The New York Times reports that the Obama administration is putting “death panels” back into its overhaul of our health care system. It is using regulation to accomplish what it could not achieve through the legislative process.
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.