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Choices

By Victor Montour Today I want to talk about choices. Life is all about choices, most of the time we all make good choices. Then we have moments in life we think we are making good choices but in fact … Continue reading

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Contented Dementia

By: Cyndy Luzinski first published 12/22/16, revised 6/1/2017 Dad was a brilliant researcher and fisherman, but he was an even better father.  So, when he shared his concern with me several years ago that his thinking was foggy, I started to … Continue reading

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Family Experience Satisfaction Survey Results

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care, your leader in Making Best Days Possible and providing Legendary End of Life Care once again comes out on top. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care has been conducting post death family experience satisfaction … Continue reading

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Healthcare Proxy‐by‐Statute

In Colorado, no one is given automatic authority in decision making for another adult, and healthcare providers cannot simply make decisions for individuals except in an emergency. “Next of kin,” spouses, adult children, or other relatives are not authorized decision … Continue reading

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How to Select a Healthcare Agent or Proxy

When you decide to pick someone to speak for you in a medical crisis, in case you are not able to speak for yourself, there are several things to think about. Below is a list of suggested items to review … Continue reading

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Medical Durable Power of Attorney (MDPOA)

Please be aware that what follows is just information, not advice. Every situation is different. If you have questions about your particular situation, please speak to an appropriate qualified healthcare or legal professional. More information about advance directive documents and … Continue reading

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Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Directive

♦ A CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) directive allows an individual to direct in advance that no one should administer CPR if the individual’s heart or lungs stop working or malfunction. ♦ CPR directives are almost always used by individuals who are … Continue reading

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