Living Wills – Never put me in a nursing home.

Recently, a reader of this blog ask me some questions about substitute decision making.  There are some important things to consider with this aspect of medical care.  So I am starting a new thread that  I am calling “Living Wills.”  The topic of substutute or surrogate decision making is related to living wills.  As with most of my blog posts, I will tackle the topic in small chunks.

More than once I have had patients tell me that they never want me to put them in a nursing home. … Read the rest