Caregiving and End of Life Issues
- Have available in paper form or digital folders or digital services financial, medical, insurance, and legal documents such as wills, power of attorneys, and bank accounts.
- Have a conversation with your family about your funeral or memorial services and funds to pay for burial or cremation.
- Involve your friends and family and encourage them to visit and spend some time with you before you die.
- Continue to be involved with your hobbies and interests you enjoy.
- If your primary doctor has prescribed medication for your pain, use it as prescribed.
- If your state allows for assisted death, have a conversation with your family and doctors about when it is appropriate to die on your terms.
- Hospice and owning a long-term care plan will be of value to provide comfort and support for the dying and assist families with care support.