September 2014 | Anne Elizabeth Denny

Monthly archive for September 2014

10 Steps to Fulfilling Your Role as Healthcare Agent

10 Steps to Fulfilling Your Role as Healthcare Agent ...

None of us are trained to serve as a healthcare agent. If a crisis comes, these 10 steps can guide you as you make care decisions. for someone else.

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8 “Next Steps” When You Agree to Serve as a Healthcare Agent

8 “Next Steps” When You Agree to Serve as a Healthcare Agent ...

Standing at the kitchen island talking about a recent news story, Bill’s mom casually remarked, “If I were in a coma like that, I wouldn’t want any heroic measures.” Did that statement infer that, if required, Bill was supposed to make treatment choices on his mother’s behalf?

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8 Critical Healthcare Agent Responsibilities

8 Critical Healthcare Agent Responsibilities ...

Over the years, my dear friend Lynn has occasionally made casual comments about the end of her life because she has experienced several health challenges. She once quipped, “You better not let them hook me up to machines.” Over lunch together years ago, Lynn mentioned, “You are

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