|Spiritual Care Services - End-of-Life Decisions
Beginning the Discussion...
Advances in medical technology today extend life and cure many diseases.
Yet the potential benefits also may bring difficult choices for patients and
families. You may feel confused about your options for certain medical
treatments. At the end of life, you may fear you will have to endure painful
and expensive treatments. Or you may fear you will not receive the care
As your health declines, medical decisions often become more difficult.
We hope this booklet will help make end-of-life decisions easier. You will
need to consider how medical care will affect your life, comfort and death.
We suggest after reading this booklet, you discuss these matters with your
family, doctor, clergy or other informed persons. These people should be
aware of your wishes to assist you in decision making.
"All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go
and holding on."
-- Henry Ellis
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St. Cloud, MN 56303
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