Benefits Of Advanced Care

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I do have an advanced care directive filled out. I have had one for several years. I feel that it is a good idea to fill these out when you turn 18 years old. I think that when your parents can no longer make these decisions for you, it is wise to get this document set up. In my line of work, I have seen patients who are 18 years old and have terminal cancer. Therefore, as soon as you make health care decisions on your own, it would be a good idea to fill out an advanced care directive. Furthermore, every year the person can change the document and update it if their wishes change. I think that this is also important to let people know. For example, I have now that I am 34 years old; I have very different wishes about my health care than when
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