Healthcare Wishes

Many of us have experienced serious illness or journeyed with a family member, loved one, or friend during serious illness and eventual death. We know first-hand the anxiety, anguish, and sense of loss that mark this journey—as well as some treasured moments of grace.

This time in our lives can also become chaotic and confusing, especially when we have not expressed our wishes for the type of treatment we want to receive.  Often, families who are not aware of their loved ones wishes, are left to wonder if they are making appropriate decisions. This can lead to tension among family members and time spent away from their loved one during their final days.  It is critical that you have this conversation now and put a plan in place; regardless of your current health status. 

We have included several resources for you to review to assist in understanding the different options and developing a plan that works best for your wishes: