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Make Plans for Future Healthcare Needs

At any age, a medical crisis or emergency could leave you too ill to make your own healthcare decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical care you would want if you are unable to speak forContinue reading “Make Plans for Future Healthcare Needs”

Talking about your health care wishes

After an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, it is important to start thinking about and documenting your health care wishes. It’s best to have these conversations between you, your family and caregivers, and your medical team early in the disease progression while you can still understand the issues and make your wishes known. You may want to createContinue reading “Talking about your health care wishes”