With reflection and preparation, you can change the course of your family history by creating a powerful legacy and serving as a model for the next generation for a life well lived.
If you knew you only had a short time to live, what would you want to accomplish? To whom would you express gratitude? From whom would you ask forgiveness? Is there someone you want to forgive? Plan your end-of-life priorities using the following checklist.
An excellent death as the capstone to a life well lived requires some forethought and planning. But what if a patient is unresponsive and has not previously documented his or her wishes?
Although the end-of-life topic may seem difficult to broach, it is harder in the long run not having these conversations. Take advantage of current events such as Joan Rivers' death, a funeral, a movie, book, or this article to initiate conversations with loved ones.