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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 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.

    3. 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.

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

      Though you may have some form of an advance directive, you can still receive certain types of care, even if you wish to refuse others. Learn more here.

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

      Observation of patients indicates that the death process is quite peaceful, and no evidence exists that they are less comfortable or aware of the removal of artificial nutrition and hydration. Learn more here.

    6. 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.

    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

      Advance directives give you a voice in decisions about your medical treatment, even if you are unconscious or too ill to communicate. Learn more about advanced directives here.

    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. 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.

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