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Health Care Directives

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Health Care Directives

In addition to writing my wishes down in a Health Care Directive, should I tell my family members what my wishes are?

Yes! In families where all concerned family members are advised by the Principal of his or her desires and wishes for care, there is less chance for disagreements to surface between the named Health Care Agent and other concerned family members. When everyone concerned knows what the Principal’s wishes are and there is no one questioning what the Principal actually would have wanted, the wishes specified by the Principal can be carried out without unnecessary delay or hassle.