VIDEO: 'Ask a Mortician' on Advance Directives and Why You Should Have One

Advance Directives

Posted on November 12, 2015 by Tim Lee

We’re quick to have conversations about how we want to live our lives but steer away from the ones concerning how we’d like to prepare for them to end. We all deserve the chance to communicate our preferences in who handles our care and how we want to be treated before we no longer can. But how do you approach the daunting End-of-Life conversation?

Caitlin Doughty of "Ask a Mortician" has your answer: Sit down with your loved ones and prepare an Advance Directive.

This is more than just a legal document outlining who’s in charge and how they are in charge when you can no longer make decisions for yourself. This is a gateway into open and productive conversations about death. Check out "Ask a Mortician’s Video" on Advance Directives below and see why an Advance Directive can save you and your family unnecessary headache and hardship: