ElderCarelink Blog

Approaching conversations about advance care directives

by Kathryn Kilpatrick, M.A. CCC/SLP
June 30th, 2011 at 5:38 pm

It is not unusual for a health care professional to come across a situation where a patient may have a durable power attorney for both health care and financial matters, but not an advance care directive. In other situations, those documents may be in place, but have not been updated which can complicate situations in the event of a medical crisis.

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