MyDirectives

Oct 17 2012

Obamacare? Romneycare? I care.

There’s no ‘I’ team and there’s no “I” in Obamacare or Romneycare.
We’ve heard a lot about both over the past two years, but nowhere in the national debate were our voices – the voices of the patients.
Which is why we’re launching a new campaign today – a campaign to empower you to save your voice, to say “I care. And I decide.”

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Oct 11 2012

No More Clipboards

We’ll admit it – we’ve been watching a lot of television lately. But can you really blame us? Television shows can be a useful tool to start a conversation.

Take the most recent episode of Grey’s Anatomy as an example. In the premiere, as we discussed in a post last week, we saw how the docs dealt with carrying out their friend and colleague’s advance medical directive and living will. But in the second episode, the writers took us back in time to when he created it.

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Oct 9 2012

How to Live.

From the TV shows we’ve been watching to yesterday’s New York Times op-ed by Bill Keller, it’s clear that something is going on. Something big. Something powerful. 10,000 baby boomers A DAY are turning 65. We've gone from the "sandwich generation" term to the new phrase: the "club sandwich" because we're taking care of kids, siblings, parents, aunts/uncles, and some grandparents. So, perhaps it’s time to have a conversation about how we want to live. Shift the focus. Empower ourselves to be a part of our future - whatever that may be.

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Oct 8 2012

MyDirectives Goes to Health 2.0

Tonight’s a big night here at MyDirectives. Our CEO Jeff Zucker will be demonstrating MyDirectives as part of the “Unmentionables: From Getting Down to Moving on” session at the sixth annual fall Health 2.0 Conference.

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