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Sep 19 2013

Using Celebrity Status to Help Others Be Prepared

Here in our offices, we say that what we do at MyDirectives makes every day “the chance to change someone’s life.” It keeps us pushing and doing. Valerie Harper’s 2013 is a perfect example, and boy is she doing!

This past spring, the TV icon publicly shared her terminal cancer diagnosis in People magazine. She’s been honest and outspoken. She’s not using her diagnosis to get pity or generate business opportunities. As she says in the new AARP magazine, she’s choosing to “live one day at a time.”

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Sep 5 2012

Advance Care Planning on TV

As we enter the fall season of television premieres, we wanted to look back at a couple highlights from last season. Last year, two primetime medical dramas, Saving Hope (NBC) and Private Practice (ABC) explored scenarios where planning ahead and creating an advance medical directive would have changed the care a patient received.

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