While planning for the end of life may not be fun, doing so offers peace of mind because it takes the uncertainty out of what will happen to your estate when you die.
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If your parent loses a mate, spouse, or life partner, he or she may need a good deal of emotional and practical help. If you were close to your parent’s mate (or the deceased was your other parent), you may need support, too. Family members, friends, and grief support groups are all good places to turn for comfort. As you’re able, you may want or need to help your parent face the following tasks, decisions, and questions.
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Living wills and health care powers of attorney are essential documents for anyone who wants to put their health care wishes in writing. However, these health care directives may not be immediately available in an emergency. You may want to also make a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order because it will be more easily apparent to emergency response teams. Some states are supplementing or replacing DNR orders with a similar form, often known as a Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form. This article discusses both documents.