Tag Archives: Living Will

Our Weekly Tip: Write a Living Trust

A living trust enables management of property to be transferred before death, and avoids probate proceedings for loved ones after death

Our Weekly Tip: Explore the benefits of writing a living trust to help you manage and distribute your property both before and after your death. A living trust enables the settlor (the person who creates the trust: you) to transfer … Continue reading

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Get Informed: Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment

POLST puts end-of-life healthcare directive decisions back in the patient's hands.

We’ve often visited on this blog the importance of Advanced Care Directives to ensure that patients are fully educated and empowered to make end-of-life healthcare decisions. Throughout the years, as the implications of orders like “Do Not Resuscitate” have confused … Continue reading

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What is Advance Directive? – An Interview with Judy Epstein

You already knew about the importance of filling out an advance directive; what about a POLST?

Dr. Judy Neall Epstein is a naturopathic physician and the Clinical Director of the Compassion & Choices End-of-Life Consultation Program. Dr. Epstein spent ten years in private practice before accepting her position at Compassion & Choices, where she works with … Continue reading

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