Category Archives: Advanced Healthcare Directives
Information is key in an emergency situation.
Will and Testament with Glasses Pen and Income Tax Return It’s one thing for older people to come to a resolute decision that they don’t want “heroic” efforts made to save their lives in the event of a life-threatening condition. Sometimes, as The New York Times pointed out a while back, it’s quite another… Read More »
No one wants to contemplate his or her incapacity or even death, but everyone should. “Who speaks for you if you are not able to speak for yourself?” begins a recent article on PBS “News Hour” story . “Who determines what kind of care you want at the end of life, how your finances… Read More »
When it comes to parent-child relationships, “the talk” isn’t only from mom and dad to their offspring, and it doesn’t only deal with the facts of life. As noted in an article by Jane Bryant Quinn in the January AARP Bulletin, an important communication among family members involves financial matters. “What should you tell… Read More »
Yes, there’s an app for that. Photo Credit: www.flickr.com“While most all Americans think it’s a good idea to talk with their loved ones about end-of-life care, less than 30 percent have actually done it,” according to a recent posting on the website of the American Bar Association. The organization has come up with a… Read More »