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To help get everything organized for a doctor’s appointment, color code important documents and then place them in an envelope in order to have everything organized in one place to hand to the doctor. You can also create a notebook for your loved one to take to the doctor’s appointment when you are not present so the doctor can note any important facts you should know. 

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