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Tips and tools on what to think about and how to talk about
advance care planning with the people you love and trust. 

What really matters at the end of life

BJ Miller

What do we most wish for? For many, it's simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful atmosphere for his patients.

Prepare for a good end of life

Judy MacDonald Johnston

In a thoughtful talk, Judy MacDonald Johnston shares 5 practical strategies for planning ahead.

Advance Directives: Why it matters?

Listen in while some members of the WI Coalition talk about their personal experiences completing their Advance Directives, the challenges, the surprises, and the relief/gift of love once the conversations and papers are completed.

Reg Weydeven, J.D.
McCarty Law
Elder Law and Estate Planning
Attorney and family member

Estate planning attorneys are attorneys that plan for someone's death. Elder law attorneys plan for people's lifetime. 

Anyone who comes in over the age of 18, should have an advance directive.

Wisconsin is not a next-of-kin state. What that means is: without an advance directive, a person may have to go through the guardianship process.

Have a conversation with your agent. If your agent is faced with making decisions on your behalf, they will take great care knowing that they are honoring your wishes.

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