April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day to help individuals and families make practical preparations for end-of-life decisions, including the designation of someone to speak for you when you can no longer speak for yourself.
The Center for Practical Bioethics offers a tool to promote those discussions, a revised and updated version of Caring Conversations
“April 16 is intended to be a social prompt,” says Myra Christopher, president and CEO of the Center for Practical Bioethics, “to give people a reason to have conversations that are too often delayed or postponed.”
For your copy of the new,updated Caring Conversations
Labels: advance directives; aging and end of life; durable power of attorney for healthcare decisions