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What to Know About a Living Will Vs. an Advance Directive

Posted on: March 29th, 2022 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Although distressing, talking about what happens before and after we pass away is a necessary conversation. Living wills and advance directives are both legal instructions regarding how we want to be treated medically in case we are unable to make those health care decisions ourselves. They also cover how our assets will be dispersed, how…

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Is There an App to Create an Advanced Directive?

Posted on: March 15th, 2022 by EOS Healthcare Marketing

Advance care planning is not just just for the elderly or ill. People of any age can be faced with a medical crisis from disease or an accident that could leave you unable to communicate or make your own health care wishes.It’s the unknown that makes planning for healthcare decisions in the future an important…

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Creating a Living Will Online

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

I’ll do it tomorrow. We’ve all said it, and most of the time, we have a tomorrow. Sometimes we don’t, and sometimes that thing we wanted to do tomorrow needed to be done yesterday. When talking about planning for your end-of-life care, this should have been done yesterday. What is a Living Will? A living will is…

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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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