Most of us hope that when the time comes we will die peacefully and leave as little burden on our loved ones as we can, but the truth is that most deaths do not happen this way. 70% of Canadians have not prepared for end-of-life care. Have you?
Most of us hope that we will be able to communicate with our loved ones until the very end, but what happens if you can’t communicate your wishes to your loved one? It is important that we plan in advance, not only to relieve our loved ones of the various stresses that can occur, but to ensure we die with the very highest quality of care possible.
Preparing a living will or an advance care plan can allow us to:
Visit this link to learn more about the benefits and importance of advance care planning, and to learn how you can help start the conversation about end-of-life care with the National Speak Up campaign.