Six Tips for Health Care Decision Makers

If you’ve perused much on our website, you are aware that there are two distinct Power of Attorney roles: a General Power of Attorney, which gives an agent authority to conduct business for an individual, and a Health Care...

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Making “Home Sweet Home” into “Home Safe Home”

It goes without saying that, if asked, most people prefer to age in place. That means that folks want to stay where they are and don’t want to move. Sometimes the homes we choose when we are healthy and...

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The Talk

You have been dreading it, but you know when they reach a certain age it is time to have “The Talk”. You know the choices they make (or do not make) now are critical to their future health and...

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Choose a Health Care Agent with ANGST

Selecting someone to be the agent named in your power of attorney for health care is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. This person could be making life or death choices for you one day....

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End of Life Decisions

Most people have been told that if a paramedic is summoned to their home for an emergency, the paramedics must take any and all necessary procedures to cause the person to keep breathing until transported to the hospital.  In...

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Brain Death

Dear Mr. Premack: I am one of your dedicated senior readers. I heard the debate between the four Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, and am wondering how their comments about changing the artificial life support law in Texas might...

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