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April 7, 2015

To Ensure Your End-of-Life Wishes Are Honored, a Directive May Not Be Enough

There are two ways to better ensure this doesn’t happen to you. The first is to name a health care proxy – a person (or more than one person) who will make medical decisions for you when you can’t. The second strategy, one for patients who are already seriously ill, is an alternative to the advance directive that has emerged in recent years and has been implemented or is being developed in some 40 states: the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST). Read to find out more.

Advance Medical Directives? Now There’s an App for That

An advance directive gives instructions on the kind of medical care you would like to receive should you become unable to express your wishes yourself, and it often designates someone to make medical decisions for you. But an important document like this won’t be of much use in an emergency if it’s tucked away in a safe deposit box or in a file cabinet somewhere.

Eighteen: The Magic Number?

Strohschein Law Group is dedicating the longest day of the year, June 21st, to provide awareness and help in the fight to end Alzheimer’s. Our staff will be available by appointment and walk-in to prepare your ~
Durable Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and Property FREE of charge
Friday, June 21st 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at our office in St. Charles

To sweeten the deal, we will send you off with a root beer float to enjoy the first day of summer! All we ask is that you leave a donation for the Alzheimer’s Association.

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