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Stay in Charge of Your Medical Care
- April 8th, 2013
Many talk about self-determination in medical decision-making, but few do anything to make it a reality. Even when we take the appropriate steps, we may not get the results we want. Living wills govern only the limited circumstances of a coma, vegetative state or terminal illness. Studies reveal that agents appointed under health care proxies or powers of attorney often do not know what the person who appointed them would want in a particular situation.
A free booklet does something about this problem. Your Way: A Guide To Help You Stay in Charge helps people identify what is important to them and communicate that information to health care agents and others. The guide is free (two copies per household) from:
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Felinton Elder Law & Estate Planning Centers
Mindy Felinton concentrates in the areas of Medicaid planning, Veterans' Benefits, asset protection, nursing home planning, elder law, wills, estate planning, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, probate administration and trust administration and began her legal career 30 years ago as an Assistant State Attorney...
Hale Ball Carlson Baumgartner Murphy PLC
Loretta Morris Williams is a certified elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Ms. Williams was admitted to the Council of Advanced Practitioners, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) in 2012. She serves as President of the Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Ms. Willia...
Needham Mitnick & Pollack, PLC
Judith Mtinick is well known for acting as a guardian, conservator, trustee or agent on behalf of clients or by court appointment. This experience gives her a wide perspective and extensive practical knowledge that she uses when advising clients in drafting their planning documents. Her experience, as a court appointed...
H. E. L. P., A Non-Profit Information Resource
for Older Adults
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Torrance, California 90501
The guide also is available in PDF format on the H. E. L. P. Web site, at www.help4srs.org.
Last Modified: 04/08/2013