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Newly Diagnosed With HIV

Start getting your legal affairs in order - not because you're going to die from HIV but because the diagnosis can be a trigger to action. It will help you feel in control and help keep you busy.

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Everyone should have a Will. Yes – everyone. Wills are not expensive. You can even write one yourself.

Everyone should also have documents known as Advance Directives (or Advance Care Directives). These documents describe what medical treatments you do or do not want if you become unable to speak for yourself. The two most important documents to consider are a Living Will which states what you do or do not want in a general manner, and a Health Care Power Of Attorney. This document appoints someone to make decisions for you in the gray areas not covered under a Living Will. It also gives that person power to enforce your wishes.

While you are thinking about this subject, consider:

  • Writing an Ethical Will which passes on what you’ve learned to the next generation
  • Pre-planning your funeral arrangements. We are not suggesting that you pre-pay. Pre-planning saves money and unnecessary stress at a very stressful time.

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