Advance directives (p1):
Advance directives and other medico-legal documents, including anything that is important to prepare and be ready to produce to help with navigating the healthcare system.
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Make Your Health Care Wishes Known - Easily
The New Old Age blogger Paula Span has recetly written an immensely helpful piece on new ways each of us can make our health care advance directives known.
Decisions for Later in Life @SFV
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Big Decisions for Later in Life Discussed
SF Village Explorer Bob reflects on some of the important decisions about later life that are concerning him, and he is joined in the discussion by others who see this area as important as they explore becoming the leading edge of the Boomer generation. .........Read more
Medical Data Storage and Retrieval Discussed
Explorer Rich tells the group about an Apple medical app called Medical ID, which operates from the lock screen and allows quick access by responders to important medical information in an emergency .........Read more
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Stanford Letter Project: Advance Directive
The Stanford Letter Project - Advance Directive - is an online form in a letter template that is intended to allow persons to document what matters most to them and what treatments they want in the future.
Plan Your Lifespan
Northwestern University offers a website for people who want to anticipate health related choices in later life, to familiarize themselves with alternatives, and create a plan of action for possible eventualities.
Vial of Life - Have Important Medical Information for First Responders
The vial contains important medical information that can assist emergency personnel in administering the proper medical treatment.
Vynca provides secure cloud storage of a person's Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) - their end-of-life wishes - in a way that any care provider can access that information and provide informed care rather than default to heroic measures.
MedicAlert is a nonprofit organization that provides bracelets and other wearables that alert healthcare workers to serious medical conditions when you may be incapacitated. This is especially useful for the elderly who may be unable to notify healthcare workers about allergies or other medical...
Everplans - Help Making Plans for Aging Parents
This web site provides a tool to help make a plan for all kinds of events at all life stages. For Aging Parents it helps with: Decisions about living situations; Medical decisions; Getting paperwork organized; Pre-Plan a funeral .. or at least talk about funeral wishes.
California Advance Health Care Directive Registry
An advance health care directive lets your physician, family, and friends know your health care preferences, including the types of special treatment you want or don't want at the end of life, your desire for diagnostic testing, surgical procedures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and organ...
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