Daily Court Reporter - News New ABA tool offers lawyers, health practitioners guidelines to create improved advance directives
New ABA tool offers lawyers, health practitioners guidelines to create improved advance directives
The research on advance care planning suggests that people talk to their lawyers and doctors about advance directives, however the two professions see the planning through a different lens. A new guide, “Advance Directives: Counseling Guide for Lawyers,” by the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging, is designed to assist lawyers, doctors and those in the medical profession, in thoroughly assessing the needs of a person in the hope that the end-of-life health decisions are understood and effective.
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Date Published: November 7, 2018