End of life planning
Thinking about the end of life can be difficult, but being well informed of all your options can help alleviate any stress and give you confidence that your wishes will be met.
Thinking about the end of life can be difficult, but being well informed of all your options can help alleviate any stress and give you confidence that your wishes will be met. Making plans now can make things easier, not only for you, but also for loved ones. There may be things you feel comfortable deciding now and other things you’d rather delay – you don’t have to make all your decisions in one go.
Planning for the end of you life is a personal experience which should be treated with sensitivity and patience. Remember, any decisions and plans you make can always be altered should you change your mind.
End of like is usually used to refer to the last 12 months of a person’s life. However, you can start end of life planning at any age to ensure your wishes are documented.
End of life planning involves looking at lots of aspects of someone’s life such as:
- legal and financial
- funeral arrangements
- medical needs
- talking about your wishes with friends and family.
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