"I have an advanced directive NOT because I am sick, but because I have a family." Ira Byock
I heard this quote in a meeting today and thought it merited passing along. Many of us will be spending time with family in the weeks ahead. It's a great opportunity to have a conversation about what you would want done in the event that you could not make decisions for yourself.
Here are a couple of resources that may be helpful to guide the conversation if you need them:
I recommend starting the conversation when you are lingering around the table over that last glass of wine before you start the cut-throat mexican train dominoes competition.