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Take Control Now With Advance Medical Directives

f you get COVID-19 and struggle to breathe, would you want to be put on a ventilator? Whatever your answer, ask yourself another question: Who would make your wishes clear if you couldn’t speak for yourself?

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Susan Saran wears a chain bearing instructions that she not be resuscitated.

With Dementia Diagnosis, She Documented Her Wishes: They Said No

When she worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, long before cellphone calculators, Susan Saran could perform complex math problems in her head.

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National Healthcare Decisions Day draws attention to estate planning

By Margot B. Birke April 16, 2011 was the fourth annual National Healthcare Decisions Day. Sponsored by the American Bar Association, the National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) Initiative “is a collaborative effort of national, state and community organizations committed to ensuring that all adults with decision-making capacity in the United States have the information and […]

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7 important things to know about living wills

President Barack Obama’s recent recommendation that all Americans get living wills resonated with those who have been urging the same thing for years.

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