October 28, 2009
An advance care directive is your plan for your health for a time when you cannot convey your wishes in a clear, verbal manner to your family and care providers.
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Later in life or when faced with a serious illness, we face a variety of health issues and might not be able to care for ourselves like we want. Making an advance care plan can ease worries for you and your family about what might happen to you if you are unable to make decisions about your own care.