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.

Why Some Make the Case for Assisted Suicide 

Brittany Maynard started a national discussion.

Looking Into Assisted Living Takes Legwork 

Visit communities, get on waiting lists, and always review your contract before you sign.

Hospice and Palliative Care: Planning 

Know ahead of time how you might need to pay for home health and hospice care.

Planning for End of Life 

You need to understand your options and take time to consider what will help you reach the end of your life with dignity, comfort and a sense of control.

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's Disease 

The basic stages of the end-of-life dementia.

When Someone You Love Faces Terminal Illness 

Don’t expect them to accept death. Your job is to accept what comes.

Hospice Care Overview 

Many different organizations can provide home health and hospice care.

Elder Care 

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

The Comfort of Palliative Care 

Improving quality of life by improving the symptoms of illness.

Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease 

Once you are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to create a plan for yourself and your heirs.