Musician Graham Nash reminds Kenoshans that our decisions do matter

Musician Graham Nash reminds Kenoshans  that our decisions do matter
Only 30% of adults in the United States have an advance directive. Yet, 100% of us will, at some point, face the end of life. Many people do not understand that Wisconsin is NOT a next of kin state.  This means that without a Power of Attorney for Health Care, it is not guaranteed that your spouse of 50 years or your closest friend can make decisions for you if needed.  The National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) website reminds us, “We plan for all kinds of life events–college, marriage, children, and retirement. Despite the conversations we have for these important milestones, rarely do we have conversations about how we want to be cared for at the end of our lives or at any point that we may be unable to direct our own health care.”   For the second year, the Kenosha County Care Transitions Coalition identified community members who... More