At any age, a medical crisis could leave someone too ill to make his or her own health care decisions. Even if you are not sick now, making health care plans for the future is an important step toward making sure you get the medical treatment you want even when doctors, family members, or those you appoint have to make decisions for you. Any competent adult or emancipated minor can complete an Advance Directive for Health Care. For example, in the COVID-19 pandemic, many people of all ages are being quickly affected, and they may not have even thought of their health care treatment preferences or made them known. This video shares the personal story of the difficult decisions Amy Boulware and her father, Irv Ginsburg, had to make regarding Amy's mother's treatment after battling cancer for the third time. Amy, Elder Care and Special Needs Planning Manager at Chambliss, also covers important considerations for the Tennessee Advance Directive for Health Care form and details sections that our Estate Planning clients often have questions about. For more information, please contact Amy Boulware, Dana Perry, or a member of the Chambliss Estate Planning team.
TN Advance Directive for Health Care form: https://bit.ly/2RYTCuG
Advance Directive article with FAQs: https://bit.ly/2KErclx
Chambliss Estate Planning Services: chamblisslaw.com/services/estate-planning/