Category Archives: Healthcare Decisions Day

5 of the Most Important Questions You Should Have the Answer to

The news is inundated with stories of accidents and unexpected illnesses that effect people every day.  Have you ever thought about what would happen if you were suddenly unable to speak for yourself?  The following are five questions you should have the answer to for not only your peace of mind, but for your family’s peace of mind. Who do you want making decisions for you? What kind of decisions would you want them to make? Would you want to be kept alive on life support or would you prefer comfort care only? Or something in between? Are you comfortable leaving your loved ones to try and figure out what you would want? Are you certain if your loved ones aren’t there that your healthcare provider is aware of your wishes? If you haven’t completed a directive, you’re not alone. According to a study conducted in late 2011 by the