Another Wake-up Call to Document End of Life Care Decisions

A couple of weeks ago, our extended family came together to celebrate my mother's 95th birthday.  My … [Read more...]

Another way to remind you to prepare your Advance Directives!

Pretty much everyone who works with seniors, not to mention attorneys and medical service providers … [Read more...]

Getting the Most out of your Healthcare Directive

Even with so much increased publicity in recent years about the importance of choosing a healthcare … [Read more...]

Electronic Access for your Healthcare Wishes

My clients frequently ask me if there is  somewhere where they can file or register their advance … [Read more...]

Powers of Attorney are for Every Adult

A friend of mine who is also in the Senior Services field has heard me speak several times about the … [Read more...]

Critical Conversations

You may be aware of a recent event in the news whereby a nurse at an independent living facility … [Read more...]

What Can Happen When We Don’t Plan

I spent most of the past week with clients I would rather not see. Not because I don't want to help … [Read more...]

Hospitalization is a Risk for Alzheimer’s Patient

Earlier this week, the Associated Press reported that The Annals of Interal Medicine has published a … [Read more...]

So Who Can You Talk To?

We all heard the outcry over end-of-life counseling described in earlier versions of legislation … [Read more...]

Understanding Advance Directives

As readers of this blog know, I strongly encourage my clients, groups that I have the opportunity to … [Read more...]

Healthy Boomers put off Advance Directives

The Associated Press has reported that 64% of Baby Boomers have not prepared a Living Will or other … [Read more...]

Living Wills and DNR Orders – Just the Beginning of the Conversation

A physician friend who knows I speak about the importance of Living Wills and Advance Directives … [Read more...]

Medical Tests and Advance Directives

The May 25 post on the New Old Age blog, http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/, discusses the … [Read more...]

National Healthcare Decisions Day April 16

April 16, 2011 is National Healthcare Decisions Day. This initiative is a collaborative effort to … [Read more...]