April 16th is National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD), and is a reminder of the importance of healthcare planning and the need for an advance healthcare directive. Planning ahead and communicating our healthcare preferences allows us to take control of our healthcare needs and ensure that our wishes are honored, even in end-of-life care.
Advance Health Care Directive
In California, an Advance Health Care Directive (AHCD) protects your health care rights. You make your health care, end of life, organ donation, and even memorial/burial/cremation/spiritual decisions now so if something happens to you, your wishes will be followed by the person (agent) you choose. DIY: You Can Do It Yourself, Right Now! You have […]
The Rogers family Thanksgivings are epic. Mom and Dad’s adult children return to the nest with their own families for the festivities, which include a fiercely competitive flag football game, and conclude with a feast that will take them all weekend to recover. But this year will be remembered for all the wrong reasons. The […]