End-of-Life Issues

By planning out your end-of-life decision, you can spare your family the difficulty of trying to figure out and honor what they think your wishes would be. Get started planning today with our information about advance directives as well as end-of-life pain management and treatment options.

All articles in End-of-Life Issues
  • Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate Orders

    Learn how to create advance directives, such as living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and do not…

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  • Artificial Hydration and Nutrition

    Learn about the benefits and risks of artificial hydration and nutrition for your loved one.

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  • Autopsy

    Learn what an autopsy is and how one is performed.

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  • Cancer: End-of-Life Issues for the Caregiver

    Information for caregivers about preparing for a loved one’s end-of-life issues, such as care options, legal documents, and funeral…

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  • End-of-Life Care

    A guide to help you prepare for the end of your life or of a loved one. Planning helps ensure…

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  • Hospice Care

    Hospice is the term for a special program of care for terminally ill (dying) patients and their families. Learn about…

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  • Palliative Care

    Learn about palliative care for terminally ill cancer patients.

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