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Medical Emergency: How To Be Prepared

How To Handle Economic And Legal Affairs In The Event Of An Emergency

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List of Instructions: Write a List of Instructions which provides necessary information to keep your financial and personal life going in the event you cannot take care for a while. 

  • At least include information about when health and other insurance premiums are due and how to pay for them.
  • Let the appropriate person or people know where to find the List.
  • Keep the List to date.
  • We provide a form List of Instructions you can use and print as needed. 

Durable Power Of Attorney: Consider executing a Durable Power Of Attorney which appoints a trusted friend or relative to act for you as "attorney-in-fact" in economic and legal matters in case you can't speak for yourself. 

Living Will And Other Advance Directives:  Consider executing a document known as an "Advance Directive" or "Advance Healthcare Directive" which goes into effect if you become unable to communicate. Documents to consider are a Living Will, Health Care Power Of Attorney (which is different than a financial Durable Power of Attorney) and Do Not Resuscitate (DNR).

A Will: Everyone should have a Will. Make sure your Will is challenge proof. Store it appropriately.

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