Advance Care Planning & End of Life Decisions

Make Your Wishes Clear

You never know about tomorrow. That is why talking about your wishes is so important. Having an advance care plan and end of life decisions known is very important if you face a serious health concern or situation. Being prepared lifts a burden from your loved ones.

If you are elderly or facing a chronic or terminal illness, having a plan is strongly recommended. However, knowing how unpredictable life is, anyone over the age of 18 should consider having an advance directive.

Help your family through difficult times by making your  wishes known.

Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (IPOST)

In a medical situation, IPOST directs emergency staff such as first responders, EMTs, paramedics, and providers to the type of care you want…

End of Life Decisions

Have the hard conversations now. Talk to your loved ones and family about what you would want for medical care if you cannot make decisions for yourself. This is very important…