PHOENIX (April 16, 2018) -- Would your family know what to do in the event of a sudden accident that leaves you with a life-threatening injury? What happens if someone near to you decides against medical treatment and opts for comfort care instead?
Former First Lady Barbara Bush over the weekend announced she would not be seeking medical care but instead decided to stay home and be made as comfortable as possible.
Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day designated to remind us to start having conversations about how we want to be treated, in the event something bad happens and we cannot make our own medical decisions.
Helen Kilzer, MD, a palliative care specialist is interviewed here in a ready-to-edit camera video on the importance of advanced directives