Staying in Charge : Practical Plans for the End of Your Life
Karen Orloff KaplanISBN: 0471274240; 9780471274247;
Book DescriptionPractical, emotional, and spiritual guidance The time may come when you or a loved one has to face a life-threatening illness; when you realize that you or your loved one may be dying. It?s never easy to think about the lastyears of life, but being prepared can help you have your hopes and wishes realized. By taking the time now to plan for the future, you can maintain control of your life even at the very end. Staying in Charge is a supportive guide to opening up the lines of communication and making life more fulfilling from the first day of diagnosis of a serious illness. This reassuring handbook helps you to focus on important matters such as: Handling a living will or a do-not-resuscitate order Deciding upon medical power of attorney Gathering support from friends and family And, most significantly, learning to live in the midst of dying Based on the wisdom of many...