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What you should know about preparing for your end-of-life care

En español | No one wants to think about what will happen if they have a serious illness or injury and can’t make their own health care decisions. But advance directives are as much for the living as they are for the dying — and the best time to have a conversation about these issues is when you’re not racing against time in a crisis.  Still, 70 percent of Americans never do. … Back to Article

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