How to Start “Tough Conversations” About Medical Care

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Set aside time as soon as possible to have conversations with loved ones about your personal preferences for medical and/or long-term care. Here are some important issues to consider:   ∙ Whom do you trust to make medical decisions on your behalf? Whom do you NOT want to make decisions for you? ∙ How do you… Read more »

Did you Make Your Medical Wishes Known for National Healthcare Decisions Day which was April 16, 2021?

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National Healthcare Decisions Day was on April 16th, and it is an important reminder for every adult (remember, you are an adult at age 18) to begin having conversations with loved ones about their most private wishes for medical care and end-of-life decisions. Far too many people assume that their families would make the choices… Read more »

Why We Celebrate National Autism Acceptance Month

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Did you know that, every April, we recognize National Autism Acceptance Month? In the past decade, the prevalence of autism has more than doubled among children in the United States, from 1 in 125 children receiving a diagnosis in 2010 to 1 in 59 children receiving a diagnosis in 2020, according to the Autism Society.… Read more »