When a person is in their later years, one thing that can be a major source of costs for them is health care. There are many different types of health care costs an elderly individual can face.
Last post, we discussed one of the two main types of advanced directives here in Washington, health-care-related durable powers of attorney. Today, we will talk about the other, health care directives. Health care directives are sometimes referred to as living wills.
One thing it can be very important for seniors to plan for is future medical care. Many people, during the course of their old age, end up having significant care needs and having major medical decisions arise in relation to their care.