Five Wishes Booklet, a Great Resource!

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Wednesday-Workshop-5-Wishes-for-2015This is a great resource for anyone 18 or older who needs to make a Living Will!

A Living Will:

Is a written statement detailing a person’s desires regarding their medical treatment in circumstances in which they are no longer able to express informed consent especially an advance directive.

Advance Directive:

A written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor.

Power of Attorney :

The authority to act for another person in specified or all legal or financial matters.

The Resource   

Five wishes

It is a booklet that walks you through establishing a living will and a power of attorney.

  • The booklet is recognized in 42 states.
  • Very easy to fill out with clear instructions on how and what you are filling out.
  • There are also Instructions on what to do after you complete filling out the living will.

Log on to www.agingwithdignity.org  for more information.

 


Janice Williams

Janice Williams is an RN and Founder of the Caregiver's Respite

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