Archive for October, 2013

Why I Believe in AHD

October 28th, 2013 by Y Collaborative

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My grandmother lived three years longer than she wanted to. Blind, unable to care for herself, surrounded by strangers and missing her husband, she told anyone who came by her bed that she wanted to die.

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5 Reasons Why You Need an Advanced Healthcare Directive (AHD)

October 24th, 2013 by Y Collaborative

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An “advance health care directive” notifies your family, physician, and friends about your health care preferences, including the types of special treatment you want or don’t want at the end-of-life, your desire for diagnostic testing, surgical procedures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and organ donation.

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It’s Never Too Early To Develop “Your Plan”

October 16th, 2013 by Jeff A. Perry

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End-of-life management is necessary to prepare you and your family for the expected and the unexpected. Decisions made during a crisis are rarely the most effectual, cost-effective, or informed. Further, if you wait until an illness or accident to start planning, you or the person you’re helping may not be able to communicate his or […]

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