Living Will

Living will declarationAn example of an advance directive, a living will allows you to describe what kind of health care and medical treatments you may want, or not want, should you become seriously ill, injured, or incapacitated and your life is threatened. A living will can cover items like tube feeding, dialysis and breathing machines and resuscitation if the your breathing or heart stops.

He and his wife both had strong opinions about what should happen if they ever needed to be placed on life support, so they made sure that a living will was created.