Living Wills and POLST: Take Charge of Treatment Preferences and Choices

End-of-life care discussions need to begin when you are healthy and independent and should be part of every individual’s estate plan and health care treatment plan.  Communicating your wishes with your family and having the proper documents in place will improve the end-of-life experience for you and your loved ones.  According to a 2016 Rutgers-Eagleton/New