POLST, or Physician’s Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment, is a relatively new document which may be more appropriate for a patient than the traditional “DNR” or do not resuscitate, order at a hospital. It is certainly more powerful than a living will, but is only to be used when a person has a compromised medical…

This article was published in May. We have had many inquiries.  Here is an encore presentation: A Power of Attorney and a Health Care Power of Attorney for Young Adults  A power of attorney and a health care power of attorney are important documents for young adults to prepare.  Once one turns eighteen years old,  he or she becomes an…