Advance care planning is about planning for the “what if's” that may occur across the entire lifespan.
—Joanne Lynn, MD
Five Wishes is changing the way we talk about advance care planning. More than just an advance directive, Five Wishes brings a holistic approach to a living will by including an individual’s care and comfort choices. It provides a means to legally document your choices for medical treatment, comfort, and care wishes.
Completing the Five Wishes is a gift to your family, friends, and your doctor because it keeps them out of the difficult position of having to guess what kind of treatment you want or don’t want, and helps provide them with a peace of mind—knowing that they honored your choices.
Advance care planning gives us a way to have a voice, to make a choice as to what we want from the people who will make decisions for us if we are no longer able to.
—Lynda Anderson, PhD
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