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Living Wills and DNR Forms Are Not Enough - Use Videos Too

Health systems across the country are encouraging families to talk about end-of-life issues, like the importance of having a living will, when they gather for Thanksgiving.

“There is still a lot of confusion on the part of medical providers on how these forms are interpreted.... Patients at the end of their lives are getting invasive and painful treatments they don’t want, and even more importantly, they sometimes don’t receive the medical care they need.”...