resources compiled by Caryn Tamber

What It Means

Advance directive: Describes two kinds of legal documents, living wills and medical powers of attorney. These are papers which allow a person to give instructions about future medical care in case he or she becomes unable to participate in medical decisions because of serious illness or incapacity. Each state regulates the use of advance directives differently.

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“Let My Husband Die”

The articles in this special section:

A Prayer of Trust

adapted from Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin

The Promise

poetry by Sharon Olds

What to Do

resources compiled by Caryn Tamber

Where to Turn

resources compiled by Caryn Tamber

What It Means

resources compiled by Caryn Tamber