I recently helped a woman complete her Advance Directive. The death of a friend a few months earlier and the news coverage of COVID-19 had her thinking about her own healthcare wishes at end of life.
Before joining us at Hospice of Santa Cruz County, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Michelle Zirkle-Yoshida worked in family medicine for 10 years.
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You know the adage. The one about death and taxes.
As soon as Ethel Herring opened the front door and walked into the house, she knew her mother had died.
A Deeply Moving Personal Choice: Assemblymember Mark Stone opens up about his Advance Directive – and why they matter to us all
For Assemblymember Mark Stone, pursuing his own Advance Directive was about more than pragmatism: he was also thinking about the wellbeing of his wife.
The news is inundated with stories of accidents and unexpected illnesses that effect people every day.
Five Excuses for Not Doing an Advance Healthcare Directive: Attend a Free Session to Help You Make Your Wishes Known!
Completing an Advance Healthcare Directive doesn’t take much effort but many people have excuses for not completing or updating theirs.