Quality of Life

The Will to Live and the Living Will: How to Live (and Die) on Your Own Terms

The Will to Live and the Living Will: How to Live (and Die) on Your Own Terms

If you or a family member gets sick, are you prepared to answer the question--what defines a life worth living--essentially, what does quality of life mean to me or a family member I might be responsible for?  Having an advance healthcare directive, aka "Living Will" as well as other plans in place, is the single most important way to have a family member's or your wishes carried out in the event of a medical crisis that leaves you incapacitated.  Read on to learn what you need to do.