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

    WebMD explains what advance directives and living wills are.

  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 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Health Care Agents - Appointing One and Being One

    Accepting an appointment as a health care agent requires thoughtful consideration about whether you can fulfill the role appropriately. WebMD explores this issue.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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

    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.

  10. 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.

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