Having a Conversation about the End of Life
3 Questions Can Start The Conversation
The best way to get others to discuss end-of-life care is to do so yourself. Begin the decision-making process by asking yourself these “what if” questions.
Get Them Talking: Start "The Conversation"Talk to your loved ones—briefly, in depth, frequently, lightly, seriously—about your wishes. And don’t wait for the subject to come up; take control.
The Importance of Talking about End-of-Life CareIt’s not easy, but the medical treatments you would want near the end of life need to be discussed with others. This infographic can help.
How VITAS Can Help
With 40 years of leadership in hospice and palliative care, VITAS offers:
- Personalized care plans by patient's diagnosis
- Interdisciplinary care teams
- Therapy, emotional and pastoral support
- Grief and bereavement services
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