Category Archives: Terminal care

Do Not Resuscitate

I frequently am asked by clients whether they should execute a DNR form so paramedics won’t resuscitate them.  I usually suggest they discuss this matter with their primary care physician before going any further. Recently, Virginia Hammerle, an attorney in … Continue reading

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The Overlooked Pieces of Estate Planning

Following is another timely column by Dallas Morning News Staff Writer, Pamela Yipp.  This column focuses on the need to have discussions with your loved ones while they can still convey to you what their wishes are for end-of-life planning. … Continue reading

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When Families Don’t Agree About Mom and Dad’s Care

Remember the fights you used to have with your brother over who got the last piece of candy?  (Okay, maybe that was only me). Many people work with their siblings very well when it comes to caring for their aging … Continue reading

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AVOID Dying the Wrong Way

In my last post titled “Dying the Wrong Way” I reprinted a column by Steve Blow describing the plight of Norma Hill in dealing with the dying process experienced by her husband, Joe.  Norma’s simple plea for help getting Joe … Continue reading

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