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Will Your Wishes Be Known During End-of-Life Care - or Not?

DocumentIn my view, everyone over the age of 18 ought to have appropriate health care and financial documents that will assign a trusted person to speak for them should they, for whatever reason, be unable to speak for themselves. But most people wait until they’re well into middle age before taking care of this important legal work. For those who die young, or are disabled because of an unexpected event such as a car accident or ill-fated dive into an unfamiliar lake, it’s too late.

Read the full article on HealthCentral about what you need to do to make your wishes known - and make certain that they are followed:

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