END OF LIFE ISSUES: 5 commonly held myths

END OF LIFE ISSUES: 5 commonly held myths

Some people don’t have a health care power of attorney or living will because they don’t realize how important these documents are. Others worry that such documents mean they are signing their lives away. Not so.

FINANCIAL NEWS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Individuals with disabilities and families caring for disabled loved ones have new options to accumulate savings without jeopardizing their eligibility for need-based government help. The new accounts are state-sponsored and tax free and are called 529ABLE, or 529A...

HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS

In a typical year in the United States about 150 people die from meningococcus, four from tetanus, none from diphtheria, 20 from pertussis, and roughly 4,000 from cancers caused by HPV. People are more than 20 times more likely to die from HPV than from the other four diseases combined.

Harmful Dietary Supplements

  With the help of an expert panel of independent doctors and dietary-supplement researchers, Consumer Reports identified 15 supplement ingredients that are potentially harmful. The risks include organ damage, cancer, and cardiac arrest. The severity of these...
Advanced Directives

Advanced Directives

This is a written statement of a person’s wishes regarding medical treatment, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to their doctors or family. If you would like Advance Directive forms, please ask. This does...