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Advance Care Planning for Heart Failure Patients

Posted on: November 3rd, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

The purpose of an advanced directive is to ensure the healthcare you receive at the end of your life reflects your personal preferences and values. If you  suffered from heart failure and have recovered, you are still at a higher risk of your heart condition worsening. This could happen suddenly, and you may become unable…

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The Importance of Advance Care Planning after a Stroke

Posted on: October 19th, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Advance Care Planning is Even More Important if You Have Had a Stroke Stroke survivors have weathered one storm, but statistics say that they will likely face more illness. According to the American Heart Association, 25% of the nearly 800,000 Americans who suffered from a stroke in a year are survivors of a previous stroke.…

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What Happens if you don’t have a living will?

Posted on: October 11th, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Why all adults should have a living will A living will is your voice concerning your healthcare when you are no longer able to express yourself. It is a written, legally-binding document, and it guides your doctors’ decisions at the end of your life. Here’s why adults should seriously consider making a living will. Put…

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Can family override living will?

Posted on: October 5th, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Can a family member override an advance directive? One of the greatest benefits of making an advance directive is the peace of mind you get from knowing your healthcare wishes will be followed, even when you can no longer make those decisions yourself. You may be wondering how solid of a document an advance directive really is.…

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What is the difference between a will and a living will?

Posted on: September 20th, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Comparing a living will to a will? The various documents you create when planning for the end of your life are often confusing. There is a will, and there is a living will. The two wills are different documents, and they are created for different purposes. What is a living will? A living will is…

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Advance Directives and How They Work.

Posted on: July 22nd, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

An advance directive is a document that lets others know your preferences for health care should you ever be unable to make those decisions yourself. In the advance directive you can appoint someone you trust to make the decisions for you, too. That person is your health care agent. Advance Directives Simplified End-of-life preparation can…

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What is a DNR?

Posted on: June 21st, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

DNR stands for “Do Not Resuscitate.” It is a medical order that tells health care providers and emergency medical personnel to not try to restart the patient’s heart using CPR if the patient stops breathing. The DNR order is only about CPR, and has nothing to do with other medical procedures or treatments. CPR treatments…

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The Right Ways to Start an End-of-Life Care Conversation

Posted on: May 25th, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Most people are reluctant to strike up a conversation about death. It’s an uncomfortable topic, but sometimes, it is a necessary topic. If you want to make sure your loved ones understand your thoughts and wishes for your care at the end of your life, you need to talk about it. Here are some helpful…

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Your End of Life Planning Checklist

Posted on: May 21st, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Create Your End-of-Life Planning Checklist Planning for the end of your life can be very important to your loved ones. They will experience peace of mind knowing they are doing things the way you want them done. Your careful preparation will also make certain things easier when your time comes. At My Living Wishes, we…

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What Documents Do You Need for End of Life Planning?

Posted on: April 27th, 2021 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Planning for the end of your life is your way of expressing your wishes in the event that you are unable to express them at the end of your life. No one is forcing you to create end of life documents. They are your way of taking the decision-making burden off your loved ones. The…

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