How Much Do You Know About Advance Directives?

How important is it to draw up a living will? Take this quiz and find out.

1. The two most common forms of advance directives are the living will and durable power of attorney.

Being a Healthcare Proxy 

A healthcare proxy represents another person when that person can’t speak for himself or herself. The name of this role varies by state.

The Dying Process 

The body goes through many changes in the dying process. Knowing the common symptoms of impending death may help families be prepared for them when they happen.

Elder Care 

As more people reach their 80s and 90s, the number of elderly adults needing assistance with daily living increases.