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By Tracy Robert RN-CHPN
Contributing Writer 

Make Your Healthcare Decisions Now

 

Last updated 4/16/2019 at 7:23pm

Stacy Robert, RN-CHPN, Cornerstone Hospice Executive Director

Without hesitation, most of us will share our vacation plans with loved ones; but when it comes to end-of-life preferences, only one third of Americans will let family know how they want to be cared for in the event of a life-threatening illness, according to a study published in the July 2017 issue of the journal Health Affairs.

This means most people have not exercised their right to make decisions about their healthcare in the event they cannot speak for themselves.

National Healthcare Decisions Day on Tuesday, April 16 should be an important reminder to Central Floridians to complete a...



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