Plan for the unspeakable

While it’s not a topic people love discussing, having a living will can guarantee you receive the medical care you want in the event of a medical emergency.

Provider Liaison Sarah Kersey stopped by the April 24 Health Coalition meeting to discuss the importance of planning ahead and other services offered by Bluegrass Care Navigators (BCN).

Along with hospice care services that people are more familiar with, BCN has expanded their services to include grief, transitional and adult day care. April 16 was National Healthcare Decision Day, meaning BCN has been in the community during the entire month of April talking about advance directives, which often include a living will. As Kersey explained to the coalition, advance directives are not just for those who are seriously ill.

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