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  1. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    WebMD clarifies the difference between a "will", a "living will", and a "living trust", as well as the different forms of power of attorney, and concerns over life insurance when using an advanced directive.

  2. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    You can best protect your treatment wishes by appointing a healthcare agent and preparing a living will. Each offers something the other does not. Have a look at the benefits of combining these approaches here.

  3. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Will my advance directives be honored in another state? The answer to this question varies from state to state_ some states do not even address the issue. Find out more here.

  4. Conversations Before The Crisis

    In addition to understanding what a person wants, and who is going to make those choices, conversations about the end of life are also opportunities to explore family issues.

  5. Questions and Answers: Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and End of Life Decision Making

    There are times when artificial nutrition and hydration is necessary, and times when it can be refused. Learn more here.

  6. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Gain an understanding of the procedures known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation to aid in your decisions concerning advance directives such as living wills.

  7. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Your advance directives become legally valid as soon as you sign them in front of the required witnesses. However, each state establishes its own guidelines for when advance directives become operative. Learn more here.

  8. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    WebMD looks at the federal law concerning advance directives such as living wills, as well as some special cases such as pregnancy.

  9. Questions & Answers: Advance Directives and End of Life Decisions

    Your agent needs to know about the quality of life that is important to you and when and how aggressively you would want medical treatments provided. Find out more about discussing your wishes with your advance directives agent.

  10. Health Care Agents: Appointing One and Being One

    WebMD looks at more questions about appointing an appropriate health care agent and their role in your end_of_life issues.

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