[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” style=”margin: 10px;padding: 10px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true” class=”cs-ta-center”]Legal Considerations[/x_custom_headline][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/3″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]hand-229777__340[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Everyone needs to have certain legal documents outlining their health care and end of life wishes. Yes, everyone, not only the elderly. This is very important because if these legal documents are not completed, the court can appoint someone to make your life decisions (Weston 2011).[/cs_text][x_custom_headline level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”false” class=”cs-ta-left”]Do you have a Living Will?[/x_custom_headline][cs_text]That’s why everyone needs the following documents (samples are included in the manual):
Advance Health Care Directive (DNR)
A Durable Power of Attorney
Health Care Surrogate

[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/3″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]legal-considerations1[/cs_text][/cs_column][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”2/3″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_gap size=”50px”][cs_text]Please note: The preparation end of life legal documents and some medical documentation may require the services of an attorney. We also recommend that they are reviewed every few years. Eldercare attorneys specialize in making sure that all of these documents are prepared, executed and recorded properly.[/cs_text][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content]