End-of-Life Decisions

Making end-of-life decisions ahead of time can spare friends and family the agony of trying to decide what level of care you would want to receive. To help you make your end-of-life decisions, the Pennsylvania Medical Society offers a patient guide on advanced health care directives and other information on advance directives and appointing health care agents.


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