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Legal Documents You Should Have Right Now To Help You When You Get Sick

When my mom was at the end of her life and in hospice, one of the things the hospice staff required was a Living Will or Advance Directive. They needed to know her medical wishes in case her heart stopped or she was having problems breathing. She had it all set in a folder signed and told us where it was so that we can give it to them when that happens.

I also remember when I was admitted to the hospital and a day before my brain surgery, the doctor asked us if I have an advance directive. He said that it would be best to be prepared in case something went wrong with the surgery. As they say, there’s always risk when we have surgery. I didn’t have one and I’m thankful that the surgery was succesful.

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