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Free materials help Missourians create advance directives

The Missouri Bar provides free form to assist Missourians for National Healthcare Decisions Week April 16-22 Few people enjoy thinking about end-of-life decisions, but many advocates say doing so can help take stress off loved ones later. Missourians can easily set up their own durable power of attorney for health care thanks to free materials

Lawyers volunteer to help Missourians complete health care directives

Saturday, April 16, marked National Healthcare Decisions Day, a time devoted to setting up end-of-life health care wishes. In recognition, volunteer lawyers met with members of the public at dozens of free clinics across the state to help complete advance directives and power of attorney paperwork. While The Missouri Bar offers free resources to help

Planning for the end

“I’m not afraid to die, I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” Perhaps this line from Woody Allen’s 1975 play, “Death,” rings true for you: it can be much easier to accept dying as an inevitable occurrence than something that is truly experienced. While there may be uncertainty surrounding if and how

Free materials, clinics to help Missourians create advance directives

The Missouri Bar and volunteer lawyers partner to assist Missourians for National Healthcare Decisions Day April 16 Missourians can easily set up their own durable power of attorney for health care thanks to free materials provided by The Missouri Bar or by attending one of two dozen free clinics throughout the state where volunteer lawyers

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