AGING WITH DIGNITY AND THE FIVE WISHES
What are the” five wishes” we all keep hearing about when the topic of making a will comes up? Recently one of my clients told me that his doctor was insistent that he draw up the Five Wishes in order to make proper arrangements for his family after his passing.
What are the Five Wishes?Five Wishes is a document that was originally circulated in 1997 by a non-profit organization devoted to health and health care issues. In the document you can let your family and your doctor know your wishes about:
Five WishesWho you want to make health care decisions for you when you can't make them; The kind of medical treatment you want or don't want; How comfortable you want to be; How you want people to treat you; and What you want your loved ones to know